Thank you to our friends at AdventHealth Orlando for providing excellent information and resources on all types of lung diseases. Check out our 2021 Lung Chat Series covering topics ranging from lung transplants, COVID-19, pulmonary hypertension, and more.
October 2021: Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. James Tarver
August 2021: Addressing Recent Spikes of RSV in Children with Dr. Sarah Li
July 2021: COVID-19 and Lung Disease, Vaccines with Dr. Isea Mercado
May 2021: LUNG FORCE, Lung Cancer Education and Screening with Dashi Haynes and Jill Carver
April 2021: Lung Transplant Institute with Dr. Zeeshan
Dr. Rick Ramnath, Neuroskeletal Imaging
Lung cancer screening is an important topic for so many Americans. Dr. Rick Ramnath, a principal at NeuroSkeletal Imaging in Orlando, Merritt Island and Melbourne, who is Board-certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology, explains why.
Before arriving in Central Florida, he was the Chief Resident in Diagnostic Radiology and Chief Fellow in Musculoskeletal Radiology at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital. He was A.B Cum Laude at Harvard University and earned his MD at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. This article discusses for area providers advanced knowledge of low-dose CT scan screening for lung cancer. To Screen or Not to Screen? That is No Longer the Question.
Dr. Matthew Johnston, Orlando Health Cancer Institute:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced new screening recommendations for lung cancer, significantly broadening the previous guidelines. The importance of this expansion in protocol can’t be overstated: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Lack of early detection means low survival rates — only 19 percent of people with lung cancer live longer than five years. Read More: New Lung Cancer Screening Recommendations Will Save Lives (orlandohealth.com)