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 […]
Byline: Muhammad Imtiaz Khan, Muhamamd Sultan Muzaffar, Mujahid Zulfiqar, Shahzadi Samar Subhani and Rashid Ha Abstract
What are Lung Diseases? Lung diseases are diseases that affect the lungs or cause the lungs to not able to function properly. Lung diseases are of a few types:1. Airway diseases Asthma and Bronchitis:These diseases involve the tubes or airways that carry oxygen in and out of the lungs.Airway diseases usually cause a narrowing of […]
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 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.
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 […]
Lung cancer is recognized as the most lethal form of cancer in both men and women, now exceeding that of breast cancer in women. In 2003, World Cancer Report (1) reported that the annual new cases of lung cancer totaled 904 746 for men and 337000 for women, of which 80100 occurred in American women, […]