Sputum Cytology Screening

Known as: Sputum Cytology 
Examination under a microscope of cells found in sputum (mucus and other matter brought up from the lungs by coughing). The test checks for abnormal… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
RATIONALE Airway eosinophilia is typical of asthma, and many controller treatments target eosinophilic disease. Asthma is… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
UNLABELLED Analysis of molecular genetic markers in biological fluids has been proposed as a useful tool for cancer diagnosis… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
RATIONALE Screening for lung cancer with modern imaging technology may decrease lung cancer mortality, but encouraging results… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE Because efficacy of lung cancer screening using chest x-ray is controversial and insufficient, other screening modalities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND The incidence of and mortality from lung cancer have increased steadily. Most lung cancers are not localised when… (More)
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Review
1991
Review
1991
The National Cancer Institute of the United States recently sponsored three large-scale, randomized controlled trials of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The National Cancer Institute has sponsored three randomized controlled trials of screening for early lung cancer in large, high… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The Johns Hopkins Lung Project was designed to determine whether the addition of cytologic screening to the radiographic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The Memorial Sloan-Kettering lung cancer screening program was begun in 1974 to evaluate sputum cytology as a supplement to the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
This is a report of the initial (prevalence) screening for lung cancer in a population of 10.040 cigarette-smoking men 45 yr of… (More)
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