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Cancer

October 14, 2019
An extremely interesting  research question abutting cardiac physiology, and a manuscript that may generate future additional clinical research.
September 27, 2019
Interesting to see the long term curative results of this randomized controlled trial.
September 25, 2019
Find it here: the Second International Conference on Sublobar Resections for Lung Cancer live on CTSNet.
September 25, 2019
This video demonstrates the authors’ experience performing a left pneumonectomy using the biportal VATS approach.
September 20, 2019
Immune checkpoint inhibitors have revolutionized treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. In this study, breath prophiles were collected from 143 patients and a single biomarker profile was created that detected responses to anti-PD-1 treatment with 89% accuracy.
September 19, 2019
Federico Venuta of the University of Rome in Italy presents a discussion on surgery for invasive lung cancer.
September 5, 2019
Paul E. Van Schil of Antwerp University Hospital in Belgium presents a discussion on the current status of the management of mesothelioma.
August 26, 2019
This video demonstrates a left upper lobectomy via video-assisted thoracic surgery to treat a giant congenital bulla.
August 23, 2019
Egyud and colleagues evaluated plasma levels of circulating tumor (ct)DNA in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma, ranging from stage I to stage IV. The quantity of ctDNA and likelihood of ctDNA detection was greater at later stages, suggesting that it may be challenging to use for early-stage diagnosis.
August 22, 2019
In this multiinstitutional retrospective study, administration of adjuvant chemotherapy for patients with persistent nodal disease after induction therapy and esophagectomy was associated with improved survival.

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