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Stereotactic radiation controls early stage lung cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-potency, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) may improve survival for patients with medically inoperable early stage lung cancer, results of a multicenter phase 2 trial suggest. Patients with severe...

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A normal coronary artery calcium score is reliable for several years

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A normal coronary artery calcium (CAC) scan in middle-age appears to have a “warranty period” of about four years, during which the patient is unlikely to develop coronary calcium, U.S. investigators...

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Cardiac catheterization has low diagnostic yield

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Just 38% of patients with suspected cardiac disease are found to have obstructive coronary disease on elective cardiac catheterization, new research shows. This low diagnostic yield suggests that clinical assessments and...