Lung cancer scans backed for older, h...

Lung cancer scans backed for older, heavy smokers

There are 1 comment on the Detroit News story from Jan 11, 2013, titled Lung cancer scans backed for older, heavy smokers. In it, Detroit News reports that:

Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. After decades of qualms about lung cancer screening, the American Cancer Society says there now is enough evidence to recommend it, but only for current and former heavy smokers ages 55 to 74 and after a frank talk about risks and ... (more)

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Detroit News.


Bangalore, India

#2 Jan 22, 2013
My dad was diagnosed with hcc and was adviced for liver transplantation. now 3 months post transplantation, in a ct scan report, i saw a comment stating
" Visualized lung bases appear normal except for small subcentimeter soft tissue attenuation nodule seen in the visualized right middle lobe. No significant bilateral pleural/pericardial effusions are noted".
is there a reason to worry? is this anywhere related to lung cancer.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Health Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
News ADA Spokesperson Makes False Statements About N... 3 hr Get rid of it 1
News Fluoridation and GMOs: Interview with ConnFACT ... 3 hr Get rid of it 1
News Study Links Fluoridation of Water To Hypothyroi... 3 hr Get rid of it 1
News USA - Fluoridation may open Asheville to litiga... 4 hr Get rid of it 1
News What is ICSI infertility treatment? 5 hr jameskenny2015 2
News Vaccine Didn't Cause Girl's 'Autism-Like' Illness 5 hr arcanaknight 16
News Water fluoridation debate reignites in Western ... 6 hr Get rid of it 1
News Pregnancy Symptoms - 12 Very Early Symptoms of ... (Jun '07) Thu shannon 6,431
More from around the web