Black Lung Benefits Act - Disclosure of Medical Information and Payment of Benefits (US Workers Compensation Programs Office Regulation) (WCPO) (2018 Edition)

Black Lung Benefits Act – Disclosure of Medical Information and Payment of Benefits (US Workers Compensation Programs Office Regulation) (WCPO) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Black Lung Benefits Act – Disclosure of Medical Information and Payment of Benefits (US Workers Compensation Programs Office Regulation) (WCPO) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 This final rule revises the regulations implementing the Black Lung Benefits Act to address certain procedural issues that have […]

A Simple Guide to Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Disorders

A Simple Guide to Cystic Fibrosis and Lung Disorders

What are Lung Diseases? Lung diseases can be divided into: 1. lung infections such as pneumonia, tuberculosis, influenza, legionnaire’s disease 2. obstructive diseases of the lungs such as cystic fibrosis, pneumoconiosis, fibrosing alveolitis 3. lung cancer and tumors 4. bronchial asthma, bronchitis, bronchiolitis 5. Pleural diseases of the lung including pleurisy. Pleural effusion, pneumothorax 6. […]

Patterns of Care in Medical Oncology: Current Practice Patterns of General Medical Oncologists — Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Module

Patterns of Care in Medical Oncology: Current Practice Patterns of General Medical Oncologists — Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Module

Patterns of Care in Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer is a unique continuing medical education activity that presents findings from a national survey of 101 general oncologists and the video recorded perspectives of clinical investigators Drs Suresh S Ramalingam and Heather Wakelee on their approaches to key management challenges in metastatic lung cancer.

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Small Cell Carcinoma, Or Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung (Report)

Protocol for the Examination of Specimens from Patients with Primary Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Small Cell Carcinoma, Or Carcinoid Tumor of the Lung (Report)

The College of American Pathologists offers these protocols to assist pathologists in providing clinically useful and relevant information when reporting results of surgical specimen examinations. The College regards the reporting elements in the “Surgical Pathology Cancer Case Summary (Checklist)” portion of the protocols as essential elements of the pathology report. However, the manner in which […]