Latest Lung cancer staging Stories
A new study on Tuesday suggests almost two-thirds of hospitals fail to check colon cancer patients well enough for signs that their tumor is spreading.
Gastric or pancreatic cancer patients live longer when they are treated at cancer centers or high-volume U.S. hospitals, researchers said.
By Josh Goldstein, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 22--This year an estimated 59,180 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer of the stomach and pancreas. More than 45,000 patients with the two cancers are expected to die, according to the American Cancer Society.
DALLAS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pulmonologists at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas have begun using a new type of bronchoscopy that utilizes global positioning-like technology to generate 3-dimensional images of the far reaches of complex lung structures.
By Wahl, Richard L Many of us remember the 1989 film Field of Dreams, starring Kevin Costner. In brief, the main character becomes convinced that a baseball field must be built on his failing farmland. Another character assures him that if he builds it, "they" will come.
A simple blood test may be able to detect lung cancer in its earliest stages with unprecedented accuracy, according to new research to be presented at American Thoracic Societyâ€™s 2008 International Conference in Toronto on Tuesday, May 20.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A blood test that looks for the body's own immune response to tumors may provide an easy way to find lung cancer in patients long before an X-ray or CT scan could, U.S. researchers reported on Friday.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Evidence from clinical trials neither supports nor refutes a benefit for surgery as a treatment for the most common type of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer or NSCLC, according to findings from the first-ever systematic review to address this topic.
Small doses of radiation meant to ease the symptoms of incurable lung cancer may actually save the lives of a few patients, surprised Australian researchers reported on Monday.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In people at high risk for lung cancer, low-dose CT scanning of the chest may detect early lung cancer, researchers report.
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