Cancer Control and Prevention

  • Medicare Lowers Thresholds to Cover Lung Cancer Screening

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    Medicare has announced expanded coverage for lung cancer screening using low-dose, computed tomography (CT), the only recommended screening test for the disease. The federal Medicare agency lowered the starting age for low-dose CT scans, as well as the annual threshold of packs of cigarettes smoked.

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  • Commentary: I'm a Better Physician 'Thanks' to Cancer

    The last thing a nonsmoking asymptomatic female physician expects during her usual hourly aerobic exercise is a phone call from her internist about a “spiculated lung nodule.” There was no need for the rest of the radiologist’s sentence: “suspicious for malignancy.”

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  • Featured On-Demand Cancer CME

    See more on-demand cancer CME courses in the TMA Education Center.

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