Scholarly Publications

Variation in Experts' Beliefs about Lung Cancer Growth, Progression, and Prognosis

April 2008

Introduction: Little is known about the natural history of malignant solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN).

Noninvasive Staging of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

December 2007

Background: Correctly staging lung cancer is important because the treatment options and the prognosis differ significantly by stage.

Evaluation of Patients With Pulmonary Nodules: When Is It Lung Cancer?

December 2007

Background: Pulmonary nodules are spherical radiographic opacities that measure up to 30 mm in diameter.

Other Publications

Cost-Effectiveness of Positron Emission Tomography for Diagnosis of Solitary Pulmonary Nodules

December 2001

Background: Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a potentially useful but expensive test to diagnose solitary pulmonary nodules.Objective: To evaluate the cost...


Global Democracy Leaders Gather Virtually for the 2021 Draper Hills Summer Fellowship

August 2021

For the next two weeks, Fellows will participate in workshops led by an interdisciplinary team of faculty to study new theories and approaches to democratic development.

Insider threats biggest challenge to nuclear security

April 2014

In a new research paper published by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, CISAC Senior Fellow Scott Sagan and Matthew Bunn, a professor of practice at the Harvard Kennedy School, write that...

Book: "Dreams of Waking: An Anthology of Iberian Lyric Poetry (1400-1700)," written by Vincent Barletta, Mark L. Bajus and Cici Malik

November 2013

Vincent Barletta, Stanford associate professor of Iberian and Latin American Cultures, and his co-editors/co-translators Mark L.

Old Events

The Wagner Group: Untangling the Purpose behind a Russian Power Tool

January 29, 2020

This event is co-sponsored by the European Security Initiative* Please note all CISAC events are scheduled using the Pacific Time Zone Seminar Recording: About this...

Exploring the Social and Religious Determinants of Female Genital Cutting in Egypt and North-Central Africa

June 6, 2014

Female genital cutting (FGC) remains a nearly ubiquitous cultural practice among ever-married women in Egypt, Eritrea, Mali and Sudan, and is practiced elsewhere in Africa, the Middle East, and...

The Limitations of Information in Fostering Civic Activity: Experimental Evidence from Mali

March 14, 2013

Abstract: Civic engagement underpins a healthy democracy when it provides channels outside of elections for citizens to express preferences and demands to politicians.


Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...