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Lung

January 16, 2020
Two groups of Clinical Stage IA lung cancer patients were retrospectively investigated. Ninety-nine patients underwent complex segmentectomy, and 94 patients underwent location-adjusted lobectomy. The results of these two different strategies were compared.
January 16, 2020
Wasat Mansoor of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in the United Kingdom presents a discussion on the management of bronchial neuroendocrine tumors.
January 12, 2020
Surely there can be no better example of how healthcare can break down all boundaries between people than this?  While Trump and Iran ramp up tensions in the region, Diego Gonzalez Rivas makes good on his promise to go and do a materclass in Kurdistan in Iraq. What a fantastic example of putting people and patients ahead of politics! 
January 10, 2020
Declines in US annual lung cancer mortality rates of 5% for men and 4% for women led improvements in overall cancer mortality rates in the latest update from the American Cancer Society. This is likely linked to efforts at decreasing tobacco use, improved screening, and newer systemic therapies.
January 10, 2020
Benign-appearing lung nodules identified on screening CTs are associated with an increased risk of lung cancer diagnosis 4 to 8 and 8 to 11 years after the scan (RRs 1.9 and 1.6, respectively).
December 30, 2019
The authors present the case of the surgical treatment of a giant right lung mass, which compresses and displaces adjacent pulmonary parenchyma, mediastinum, and diaphragm, achieving total resection.
December 19, 2019
Donor lungs undergoing EVLP were more injured, but long-term outcomes of transplant were similar between EVLP and non-EVLP lungs, including the incidence of graft dysfunction and survival.
December 18, 2019
The PulMiCC is a randomized clinical trial that tried to build more evidence for performing pulmonary metastasectomy in patients affected by advanced colorectal cancer and previously treated with curative intent. Unfortunately, the trial was stopped earlier becasue of poor recruitment and high drop out rate.
December 18, 2019
Performance of curative surgery for early stage cancer varied considerably among counties in the US, and was related to socioeconomic factors, availability of surgeons, and non-metropolitan status. 
December 12, 2019
Joseph Shrager presents a discussion on the criteria to follow when removing pulmonary nodules and ground glass opacities.

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