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Cancer

July 10, 2019
This video demonstrates a lingula-sparing microlobectomy performed for primary pulmonary malignancy.
July 8, 2019
This video demonstrates the common pitfalls of robot-assisted esophagectomy and presents tips and techniques to performing the Ivor Lewis and McKeown procedures.
July 2, 2019
Ng and colleagues reviewed articles published between 2000 and 2018 to compare lobectomy approaches of multiport, uniportal, and robotic video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) and open lobectomy, with the aim of providing evidence-based recommendations for the optimal surgical approach for early stage non­–small cell lung cancer.
July 2, 2019
The author discusses how nontechnical skills and forming a shared mental model for VATS lobectomy teams enhances performance.
June 28, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest San Francisco, California, passed an ordinance to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in the city, the first such ordinance in the USA.
June 21, 2019
Verdial and colleagues prospectively characterized the performance of a guideline-recommended invasive mediastinal staging (IMS) strategy in detecting nodal disease among 123 patients with non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
June 13, 2019
To evaluate the benefit of multimodality treatment for patients with limited disease small-cell lung cancer, Weckler and colleagues retrospectively reviewed outcomes for 47 patients treated at their institution between 1999 and 2016.
June 11, 2019
In this retrospective review of the effects of radiation dose to the heart on long-term outcomes, 748 patients with regionally advanced non–small cell lung cancer were studied.  An increasing cardiac radiotherapy dose was associated with an increased risk of MACE and all-cause mortality.
June 7, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest A new study looking a dietary protein sources and LDL cholesterol levels calls into question the idea that white meat is more heart healthy than red meat.
May 31, 2019
In this narrated video, Choe and Park present the case of a 56-year old woman with T3N0M0 lung cancer, who underwent robotic lobectomy with concomitant chest wall resection.

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