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Lung Cancer: Not Just a "Smoker's Disease"

The ability to detect and diagnose lung cancer at an early stage leads to a cure in the majority of patients. Companies, including Body Vision Medical, are taking great strides towards making early stage, minimally invasive lung cancer diagnostics accessible to more hospitals, physicians, and ultimately, patients throughout the world.

Finding Ways to Help: Supporting a Loved One Diagnosed with Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, three out of four American families will have a family member diagnosed with some form of cancer. That’s a lot of people who need love and support from the people closest to them, lots of opportunities to make a positive impact for people who find themselves fighting the biggest challenge of their lives.

LungVision Meets Unmet Needs in Lung Cancer Diagnosis

When radiologic imaging reveals a spot on the lung that physicians suspect may be lung cancer, a tissue biopsy is required to obtain a definitive diagnosis. Unlike lesions located in areas such as the stomach or colon, a lesion in the periphery of the lungs does not always have a clear, known or even visible pathway. A physician must advance a bronchoscope through the trachea into the lungs, where a complex network of airways branching into smaller airways presents very difficult challenges. Body Vision Medical has developed the Lung Vision solution which provides solutions to these specific challenges.