Recent Scholarly Publications

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Strategy and Cost in Investigating Pulmonary Nodules and Mass Lesions

December 1998

OBJECTIVE: To compare the probability of cancer in a solitary pulmonary nodule using standard criteria with Bayesian analysis and result of 2- [F-18] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose-positron emission...

Validation of Two Models to Estimate the Probability of Malignancy in Patients with Solitary Pulmonary Nodules

October 2007

Background: Effective strategies for managing patients with solitary pulmonary nodules (SPN) depend critically on the pre-test probability of malignancy.

Cost-Effectiveness of Alternative Management Strategies for Patients with Solitary Polmonary Nodules

May 2003

BACKGROUND: Positron emission tomography (PET) with 18-fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) is a potentially useful but expensive test to diagnose solitary pulmonary nodules.

Gastrin and Colorectal Cancer: A Prospective Study

December 1998

Background & Aims: Gastrin is a putative promoter of colorectal carcinomas.

A Modification of the Quininium Resin Test for Assessing Gastric Acidity

December 2002

Background: Gastric acid is an important defence against enteric infection.

Helicobacter pylori and Risk for Gastric Adenocarcinoma

December 2001

Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in the world.

Risk for Gastric Cancer in People with CagA Positive or CagA Negative Helicobacter pylori Infection

December 1997

Background & Aims: It is not known why some people with Helicobacter pylori infection develop gastric cancer whereas others do not.

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.

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.

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).