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Dr. Jack West is a medical oncologist and thoracic oncology specialist who is the Founder and previously served as President & CEO, currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)


Dr. David Harpole on Advances in Lung Cancer Surgical Techniques
Howard (Jack) West, MD

Harpole Lung Cancer Surgery Advances FigureThe second part of the webinar by Dr. David Harpole of Duke University reviews advances in lung cancer surgery, covering techniques ranging from video-assisted thoracic surgery to robotic surgery to sub-lobar resections and other developments offering new promising alternatives.covered several of the new advances in the techniques used for lung surgery, ranging from minimally invasive lung surgeries through a dime-sized hole to robotic-assisted surgery and other developments.  





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Thanks again to Dr. Harpole for sharing his time, expertise, and insight!

   We'll be sharing the podcast material from Dr. Leighl's "Highlights in Lung Cancer from 2012" next, so look for them here very soon.

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