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Quantitative Imaging Workshop tackles questions resulting from new screening capabilities

Prevent Cancer Foundation® signature event takes on new issues as lung cancer imaging improves FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Lisa Hanna 703-837-3692 Lisa.Hanna@preventcancer.org ALEXANDRIA, Va.— When screening for lung cancer with low-dose CT scans, detection of lung nodules is critically important, as a small fraction of these nodules may be cancer.  In order to assess this, […]

ICYMI: June 24, 2016

Feature Story NOTE: The Prevent Cancer Foundation recognizes the need for increased awareness on the connection between viruses and cancer. That’s why we launched Think About the Link, a multi-year education campaign that aims to increase screening rates for the viruses, increase immunization rates for HPV and hepatitis B and raise awareness of and access […]

Lung Cancer Workshop IX: A Policy Perspective

Lung Cancer Alliance was thrilled to be able to participate in Prevent Cancer Foundation’s annual Lung Cancer Workshop on Quantitative Applications for CT Imaging for Early Lung Cancer Management. This was our sixth year of attendance and we came away with an even deeper understanding of and respect for the research and researchers engaged in […]