lung screening Archives
Sandler named co-chair of ACR’s Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee
Mar. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kim Sandler, MD, has been named co-chair of the Lung Cancer Screening Steering Committee for the American College of Radiology.
Policy, resources crucial for lung cancer screening: study
Sep. 29, 2022—Vanderbilt reseach shows that resources for lung cancer screening programs increased the number of veterans screened.
Study shows benefit of scheduling lung screens with mammograms
Jun. 23, 2021—Women who are longtime smokers could potentially save their lives by undergoing lung screens on the same day they schedule mammograms, according to a study by Vanderbilt researchers published in the Journal of Medical Screening.
Vanderbilt research played key role in new lung screen guidelines
Mar. 18, 2021—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has formally recommended two changes that will nearly double the number of people eligible for lung cancer screening by lowering the age from 55 to 50 and reducing the number of smoking history pack years from 30 to 20.
Study incorporates genetics with smoking history to identify high-risk smokers for lung cancer screening
Mar. 9, 2021—A study by Vanderbilt researchers that analyzed both smoking history and genetic risk variants for lung cancer supports modifying current guidelines to include additional smokers for lung cancer screening.
Criteria for lung cancer screens may be expanded
Jul. 23, 2020—The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is recommending two changes that will nearly double the number of people eligible for lung cancer screening by lowering the age from 55 to 50 and reducing the number of smoking history pack years from 30 to 20.
Spalluto, Lewis to lead VA lung screening initiative
Jan. 17, 2019—Lucy Spalluto, MD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, and Jennifer Lewis, MD, MS, instructor in Medicine, have been selected to co-lead the Veterans Affairs — Partnership to increase Access to Lung Screening (VA-PALS) National Program Evaluation.