Oncology & Cancer

Accelerated radiotherapy more efficient than current practice

Radiotherapy with or without chemotherapy is increasingly being used in the curative treatment for un-resected non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). But, until now, researchers had not looked at the cost-effectiveness of the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers use immunocytochemistry to determine ALK status

Personalized medicine in lung cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accurate detection systems and therapies for those biomarkers. The standard procedure for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers find two new methods to determine ALK status

The implementation of personalized health care in cancer relies on the identification and characterization of cancer biomarkers and the availability of accurate detection systems and therapies for those biomarkers. Anaplastic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Digital chest tomosynthesis possible lung cancer screening tool

Most lung cancers are detected when patients become symptomatic and have late-stage disease. However, recently, computed tomography (CT) screening for lung cancer has been reported to reduce lung cancer mortality. Since the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Lung cancer mortality rates linked to primary care provider density

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer-related deaths and is tied as the third leading cause of death overall in industrialized countries. Within the United States, several groups identified by race, sex, and socioeconomic ...

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