Lung Cancer Staging

Manfield woman, Plainville man team up to fight lung disease

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 23:56
When he died of lung cancer in October 2015, she vowed to keep his memory alive and ... Within weeks he was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer.

Targeted Therapies: One Practice's Story

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 09:30
CANCER CARE HAS EVOLVED from surgery as the only treatment option to ... Inclusion criteria are determined, not by the type of cancer, but by the ... and patients with stage IV non–small cell lung cancer surpassing the previously ...

Association of Community Cancer Centers names award recipients

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 05:56
The Association of Community Cancer Centers will honor several award ... of care and accuracy of cancer staging, as well as assessing the biologic drivers of outcome differences in patients with potentially curable lung cancer.

Expert Explains Pivotal Role of Pulmonologists in Lung Cancer Care

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:45
Lung cancer staging is the most powerful predictor and a prognosticator of lung cancer treatment. The advent of endobronchial ultrasound enables us ...

Success for nurse-led Liverpool lung screening programme

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 08:22
Liverpool currently has one of the highest mortality rates for lung cancer in ... pre-symptomatic stage and treated – this equates to one or two cancers ...

Survival Predictions for NSCLC Accurate With the Lung Cancer Prognostic Index

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:22
Staging plays an important role in determining therapy and predicting outcomes, but the heterogeneity even within stage groups of NSCLC suggests ...

Porter Regional Hospital Changing Paradigms in Screening and Treatment of Lung Cancer

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 10:37
Only 15 percent of lung cancers are diagnosed at the localized early stage, when treatment could markedly improve patient outcomes. In 2011, the ...

Concurrent chemotherapy, proton therapy improves survival in patients with advanced lung cancer

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:00
For patients with advanced, inoperable stage 3 lung cancer, concurrent chemotherapy and the specialized radiation treatment, proton therapy, offers ...

Nodal Mets: Pretest Probability Models to Assess Risk

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 11:20
The authors used retrospective data from 694 patients with T1-3, N0-3, M0 non–small cell lung cancer who underwent staging via endobronchial ...

For certain cancers, radiologists are leading the way in treatment

Sat, 07/08/2017 - 17:00
Such diseases include cancers like hepatocellular or liver cancer (HCC), colorectal cancer and lung cancer, where the specific use of such ...

Adjuvant TKI Therapy for Early-Stage EGFR Mutation-Positive NSCLC: Is Disease-Free Survival ...

Fri, 07/07/2017 - 11:40
The headline in ASCO Post seemed promising enough: "Adjuvant Gefitinib Delays Recurrence in EGFR-Positive NSCLC." It describes the provocative ...

Lung Cancer Staging (TNM)

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 20:38
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Phase 3 Study Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Adjuvant Opdivo in Resected High-Risk ...

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 06:07
Our vision for the future of cancer care is focused on researching and ... treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with ...

Gastric Cancer: Local and Global Burden

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 13:37
In women, it is the fifth leading cause of cancer deaths, after breast, lung, ... In general, staging of cancer is based on the size and location of the ...

New ASCO Guideline for NSCLC: 'Precision Medicine at Its Best'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:53
For radiation, there is no new information to show that it would be helpful for stage I or stage II lung cancer. However, there are compelling data from a ...

Los Robles Hospital offers special procedures to diagnose possibly cancerous lung lesions

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 21:52
The latest ACCP lung cancer guidelines recognize EBUS-TBNA ... as the best first test for lung cancer staging of the chest cavity, and radial EBUS as ...

Prestigious Publication Highlights 2016 Scientific Advances in Thoracic Oncology

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 08:11
“The last year led to significant progress for new therapies for lung cancer based ... trends and future directions in lung cancer research and treatment.

What is Lung Cancer and it's classification,stages, causes, symptoms, effects, prevention ...

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 20:34
Lung cancer is caused by uncontrolled rapid growth of cells in tissues. This type of cancer is most common and results in more than a million deaths ...

Olympus Extends Portfolio for EBUS-TBNA at ATS

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 08:11
"Great strides have been made in diagnosing and staging lung cancer and other diseases of the lung using minimally-invasive approaches, and we ...

OncoCyte Establishes Medical Advisory Committee to Enhance Development Strategy for Lung ...

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 06:52
“Our Medical Advisory Committee is comprised of recognized lung cancer ... to establish cost-effective lung screening/diagnostic/treatment program.