January 31, 2020
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 29, 2020 (The Wall Street Journal)—Screening for lung cancer reduces deaths among current and former heavy smokers, according to a new study published Wednesday that adds to the evidence supporting wider testing.
The study, conducted by researchers in the Netherlands and Belgium and published online by the New England Journal of Medicine, found that scanning the lungs of heavy smokers reduced lung-cancer deaths by 24% in men and 33% in women over the course of a decade.
THURSDAY, Jan. 30, 2020 (Prevent Cancer Foundation)—The Prevent Cancer Foundation announces the funding of eight new U.S.-based researchers and four new cancer prevention and early detection projects in low- or middle-income countries. The Foundation is proud to support these projects through its research grant and fellowship program and global grants program, both of which aim to further cancer prevention and early detection efforts.