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Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease

Light smokers more likely than past heavy smokers to develop lung disease
May 22, 2018
In the Journals

Vapor ablation for emphysema patients improves function

March 21, 2016
Patients who received vapor ablation to treat severe upper-lobe predominant emphysema showed improved forced expiratory volume in 1 second and respiratory questionnaire…
In the Journals

Nitinol coils improve function, quality of life in patients with emphysema

February 9, 2016
Use of nitinol coils in addition to usual care to treat patients with severe emphysema improved function, quality of life and 6-minute walk test scores, according to…
In the Journals

Smoking heroin linked to early-onset COPD with emphysema phenotype

June 26, 2015
The inhalation of heroin for recreational purposes appears to be associated with early-onset COPD, and specifically with an emphysema phenotype, according to the results…
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Recognizing and Managing Children with a Pediatric Cancer Predisposition Syndrome: A Guide for the Pediatrician

Pediatric Annals, May 2018, Volume 47 Issue 5
It is estimated that at least 8% to 10% of children diagnosed with cancer have an inherited cancer predisposition…
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VIDEO: Targeted therapy, checkpoint inhibitors show promise for lung cancer–associated brain metastases

June 12, 2017
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