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Dr. Heather Wakelee, Stanford University Medical Center, evaluates the lack of evidence for the use of targeted therapies after surgery, and describes ongoing trials attempting to resolve that issue.
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Transcript Historically, lung cancer has been treated with a large incision between the ribs, and in the early-mid ‘90s we began to investigate uses...
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, defines the concept of mediastinal node sterilization and its use after neoadjuvant therapy.
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes the sleeve resection and how it can help selected patients with large tumors retain lung function.
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Dr. David Harpole, Duke University Medical Center, describes the mediastinoscopy and its use in lung cancer staging.
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After completing my unpacking from ASCO and beginning to see a path of light as I dig out from under the backup of work that accumulated, I wanted to...
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Historically, surgery for lung cancer has been through an open thoracotomy (thorax = chest; otomy = cutting/slicing), which involves a long incision...
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