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ATS to highlight COPD, asthma developments

May 15, 2015
Healio.com/Pulmonology will present live coverage from the American Thoracic Society International Conference that runs May 15-20 in Denver. Coverage…
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Survival worse in lung recipients of donors with diabetes

May 6, 2015
SEATTLE — Patients who received a single lung transplantation from a donor with diabetes were at a significantly increased risk for mortality…
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Lung volume reduction surgery provides long-term benefits for emphysema patients

May 5, 2015
SEATTLE — Lung volume reduction surgery in patients with emphysema appeared to be safe and beneficial for overall survival 5 years after…
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Smoking criteria limits eligibility for lung cancer screening in NSCLC patients

May 5, 2015
SEATTLE — Less than one-third of patients with non-small cell lung cancer treated at a California medical center would have been eligible for…
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Researchers call for long-term surveillance of esophageal cancer survivors

April 30, 2015
SEATTLE — A relatively high percentage of patients with locally advanced esophageal cancer achieve 5-year survival, but a small percentage…
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Survival decreases in high-risk lung recipients matched with high-risk donors

April 29, 2015
SEATTLE — High-risk lung transplant recipients were likelier to have an increased risk for death 1 year after transplantation from high-risk…
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Breath analysis for lung cancer screening comparable to NLST

April 29, 2015
SEATTLE — The use of breath analysis for exhaled carbonyl compounds as a lung cancer screening tool is comparable to the results of the…
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Pneumonectomy after neoadjuvant chemoradiation safe, effective in locally advanced NSCLC

April 29, 2015
SEATTLE — Neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy followed by pneumonectomy conferred favorable outcomes with manageable toxicity in patients with…
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Extrapleural pneumonectomy after accelerated hemithoracic IMRT deemed safe in mesothelioma

April 29, 2015
SEATTLE — Accelerated induction hemithoracic intensity-modulated radiation therapy, followed by extrapleural pneumonectomy, was safe and well…
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Lobectomy, adjuvant radiation failed to improve survival in NSCLC patients

April 28, 2015
SEATTLE — Patients with positive surgical margins after lobectomy and adjuvant radiation for non-small cell lung cancer had an increased risk…
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