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Cancer

November 14, 2019
Joseph Shrager of Stanford University in California presents a discussion on the International Thymic Malignancy Interest Group's influence on the management of thymoma.
November 7, 2019
Find it here: the 2019 International Thoracic Oncology Symposium live on CTSNet.
October 31, 2019
Sanjay Popat of the Royal Marsden Hospital in London, England, presents a discussion on current therapies and treatments for lung cancer.
October 24, 2019
In this Giants of Cardiothoracic Surgery interview, Marco Nardini speaks with Franca Melfi of the University of Pisa in Italy about her experience with robotic thoracic surgery technology.
October 24, 2019
The National Cancer Database was queried regarding esophageal squamous cancer cases from 2004-2013, and over 11,000 patients were identified. Definitive chemoradiotherapy was used in 79%, whereas resection was employed in 21% at some phase of therapy.
October 24, 2019
This analysis of data from the JCOG0201 trial identified factors that place patients at increased risk for recurrence after lobectomy for stage I adenocarcinoma. They include visceral pleural invasion, vascular invasion, or an invasive component measuring >2 cm.
October 21, 2019
Keith S. Naunheim of St Louis University in Missouri, USA, presents a discussion on surgery for stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.
October 21, 2019
Better cardiorespiratory fitness as quantified by treadmill exercise testing was associated with a substantially decreased likelihood of lung cancer in former smokers (77% reduction in very fit) and reduced mortality in smokers who subsequently developed lung cancer (85% reduction in very fit).
October 17, 2019
A coalition of international organizations dealing with cancer and sports medicine have updated recommendations, stating that exercise may help prevent cancer and can improve survival in patients with cancer. Methods of implementation are discussed.
October 14, 2019
The authors present the first case of a solitary pulmonary nodule that was diagnosed and staged with robotic bronchoscopy and resected via robotic lobectomy by the same team.

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