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Lung - Cancer

April 5, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest In this brief video, an oncologist shares some thoughts on the value of tumor board discussions and the importance of having them early in a patient’s care.   Drugs and Devices
March 28, 2019
Sun and colleagues investigated the relationship between low skeletal muscle mass and the prognosis of early-stage non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
March 16, 2019
The institution-specific uptake of VATS for lung cancer resection in the US Veterans Affairs system was evaluated over the past 15 years. Uptake more than tripled during the study period, with a current mean of more than 50% among institutions. However, uptake ranged from 0 to 82% and was associated with increasing center volume.
March 11, 2019
The authors control pulmonary artery bleeding during a thoracoscopic segment resection.
March 8, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest The American Heart Association has released a scientific statement summarizing emerging knowledge about sensitization after heart transplant.
March 4, 2019
The complete pathologic response rate in this study is revealed to be low, lower than expected after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for early stage non-small cell lung cancer: only 60%. The authors suggest a combined approach (SABR plus surgery), adopted in this experimental phase 2 trial, as a possible management scheme.
March 1, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest One of the professional golfers who qualified for this weekend’s PGA Tour event is also a two-time heart transplant recipient.  
February 28, 2019
Filmed at the 2018 STS Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Douglas Wood moderates a discussion on the disparities in access to lung cancer screening.

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