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Latest Lung cancer staging Stories

2013-02-12 10:12:51

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.

2013-01-11 10:18:01

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.

2012-06-04 19:30:45

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.

2012-05-03 11:50:42

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.

2012-02-15 06:42:12

A frequently administered treatment for lung cancer, postoperative radiation therapy (PORT), has been found to not extend life in patients with advanced lung cancer.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.