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2013-11-12 23:32:35

A team of respected cancer researchers say mesothelioma doctors should pay more attention to a set of lymph nodes not typically used for cancer staging. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 According research presented at the 15th World Conference on Lung Cancer and detailed on Surviving Mesothelioma, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania have found that a set of lymph nodes that are usually ignored could help predict mesothelioma outlook and guide treatment planning. The...

2011-06-02 22:43:16

Photodynamic therapy added to lung sparing surgery provides superior results for overall survival in mesothelioma patients Pleural mesothelioma patients who undergo lung-sparing surgery in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) show superior overall survival than patient treated using the conventional therapy of extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP) (or en bloc removal of the lung and surrounding tissue) with PDT, indicates new research from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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