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John Muir Health has been involved in screening high-risk patients for lung cancer since 2007. Our participation in the pioneering International Early Lung Cancer Action program (I-ELCAP) helped establish John Muir Health as a Screening Center of Excellence as designated through the Lung Cancer Alliance, as well as a Lung Cancer Screening program through the American College of Radiology.
Lung Cancer Screening: Who Needs It?
Michaela Straznika, MD, discusses lung cancer, lung nodules and lung cancer screenings.
Clinical Minutes: Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Wilson Tsai, MD, Thoracic Surgeon, Co-Medical Director Thoracic Program, discusses the advantages of using Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery in the treatment of Lung Cancer.
Clinical Minutes: Lung Cancer Screening
Michaela Straznicka, MD, discusses Lung Cancer Screening as implemented by US the Preventive Services Task Force - including insurance coverage and treatment options dependant on outcome.
Physician News: CMS Decision Expands Lung Cancer Screening to More Patients
CMS has expanded the age criteria for screening, and changed the wording of what constitutes an asymptomatic patient to include patients with COPD, asthma and smoker’s cough who might have been excluded previously.
Physician News: Lung Cancer Screening Program Update
Lung cancer statistics in the United States are staggering, despite the fact that it is not as well-known as other cancers such as breast, colon or prostate.
Physician News: First in East Bay Area, Concord Builds Expertise with Robot-Assisted Lobectomy
John Muir Health is successfully employing a robotassited device for lobectomy procedures, after performing the first one in the Bay Area last fall.