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Head, Neck and Lung Cancer Screening: Study Shows Coupling Scans Could Improve Early Detection, Survival

A recent analysis from a multidisciplinary team of scientists affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute provides rationale for a national clinical trial to assess the effectiveness of adding head and neck cancer screening to lung cancer screening programs.

Study Shows SBRT Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

In a study released in late 2014, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic presented data from a decade-long study that followed long-term toxicity results in patients treated with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for medically inoperable, early-stage lung cancer.

A Closer Look at Cancer Screening Benefits

If you have a family history, lifestyle or other factors that indicate you may be at greater risk for cancer, it's important to take early detection seriously. Learn more about screening in this article.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Announce Coverage for Low Dose Computed Tomography Lung Cancer Screenings

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that screenings for lung cancer with low dose computed tomography (LDCT) will now be covered by Medicare. The coverage is effective immediately.

Lung Cancer Awareness: Pairing Treatments for Optimal Outcomes

November is recognized annually as Lung Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and funds for lung cancer research. At Reno CyberKnife, our center recognizes this campaign by focusing on increasing understanding of how lung cancer treatment has evolved.