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Do Lung Cancer Guidelines Undercount Black Americans?

Despite findings that Black Americans are more likely to die of lung cancer than white Americans, current screening guidelines fail to properly count this population, according to new findings published in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Black people have different patterns of smoking and lung cancer. They… Read More »

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype

FDA Approves Ofev (Nintedanib), For The Treatment of Chronic Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases with a Progressive Phenotype Print this page March 09, 2020 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Ofev (nintedanib) oral capsules to treat patients with chronic fibrosing (scarring) interstitial lung diseases (ILD) with a progressive phenotype (trait). It is the… Read More »

Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ofev nabs FDA nod for expanded use in rare lung disease

Boehringer Ingelheim cast a wide net with its clinical program for pulmonary fibrosis med Ofev, hoping to carve out a sales niche in a huge range of ultra-rare lung diseases. Already sporting an FDA nod in one subclass, Ofev can now target an even larger patient pool with its newest approval. The FDA on Monday approved… Read More »

GE Healthcare’s Artificial Intelligence FDA Cleared to Help Spot Collapsed Lung

September 12th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Radiology Admitted patients often have to wait a number of hours for a radiologist to review their chest X-ray, even though it may be marked as urgent or STAT. That’s because way too many are marked as such in most clinics. Pneumothorax, or collapsed lung, can go unnoticed in the… Read More »