Lung Cancer | Topics

State-Level Lung Cancer Screening Rates Do Not Align with Lung Cancer Burden
November 26, 2020

This study found that state-level lung cancer screening rates were not aligned with disease burden, with the exception of Kentucky, which has supported comprehensive efforts to implement lung cancer screening.

Study Finds Racial Disparities in ES-NSCLC Persist Despite Gains in Treatment
November 25, 2020

Though researchers found that Black patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer are now more likely to receive the most effective treatment compared to a decade ago, the disparity for this patient population persists.

Emanuela Taioli, MD, PhD, on Disparities in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Diagnosis
November 24, 2020

Given that diagnosing lung cancer in its early stages can lead to successfully eliminating lung cancer with surgery alone, the importance of closing this disparity gap is critical.