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Brock scientist’s discovery advances lung cancer screening

Brock scientist’s discovery advances lung cancer screening

Brock epidemiologist Martin Tammemägi’s new method uses already-existing data to create a “risk threshold” that greatly helps doctors determine who should be prioritized for lung cancer screening.

Scary scans make smokers stop smoking: new Brock research

Scary scans make smokers stop smoking: new Brock research

The more serious the CT results, the more likely a smoker will be to quit smoking, according to new research by Brock University epidemiologist Martin Tammemagi, published May 28 in the JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute.

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Red wine effective at blocking the growth of lung cancer cells: Brock, McMaster University researchers

Will that be red or white? Make it red - if you value your lungs. Researchers from Brock and McMaster Universities have found that, while both red and white wine block the proliferation of lung cancer cells, red wine is more effective at doing so.

Brock, McMaster researchers on team that made cancer prediction breakthrough

Brock, McMaster researchers on team that made cancer prediction breakthrough

A Brock University epidemiologist has created risk calculation software that can reduce surgical procedures by helping doctors know if nodules showing up on CT lung scans have a high probability of being cancerous.

Brock researchers part of drug study that could benefit lung cancer patients

Brock researchers part of drug study that could benefit lung cancer patients

The diabetes drug metformin slows the growth of lung cancer cells and makes them more likely to be killed by radiotherapy, according to a paper published May 1 in the British Journal of Cancer.

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