Latest Lung cancer staging Stories
Stage at diagnosis only partly explains the wide variation in lung cancer survival rates among different developed countries, indicates a large study of nearly 60,000 patients.
One of the greatest challenges faced by cancer surgeons is to know exactly which tissue to remove, or not, while the patient is under anesthesia.
For those with esophageal cancer, initialstaging of the disease is of particular importance as it determines whether to opt for a curative treatment or palliative treatment.
Contrary to a trend in treatment, breast cancer patients with suspicious lymph nodes should have an ultrasound-guided axillary node biopsy, and if that biopsy is positive these patients should undergo an axillary dissection.
A frequently administered treatment for lung cancer, postoperative radiation therapy (PORT), has been found to not extend life in patients with advanced lung cancer.
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that post-operative radiation therapy (PORT), a controversial yet frequently administered treatment for lung cancer, may not prolong life in older people with locally advanced disease.
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