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Lung cancer patients with diabetes show prolonged survival

Researchers did not speculate on the reason for the effect, but said that the survival benefit warranted more study and that diabetes should not be considered…

Spontaneous smoking cessation may be an early symptom of lung cancer, research suggests

Many longtime smokers quit spontaneously with little effort shortly before their lung cancer is diagnosed, leading some researchers to speculate that sudden…

Lymph node dissection is not essential in small screen-detected lung cancers, new research shows

Lymph node dissection, the current standard surgical treatment for localized non-small cell lung cancers, may be unnecessary in certain screen-detected early…

New lung cancer research finds half of advanced lung cancer patients receive chemotherapy

For the first time to date, research published in the October edition of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology (JTO) sought to determine the use of chemotherapy in…

Research confirms efficacy of the newly reclassified TMN staging system

The medical records of 1,393 patients with non-small cell lung cancer who underwent complete resection were thoroughly reviewed for pathologic findings and…

Type of lung cancer screening used to detect disease may impact 5-year survival rates

The study was published in the May issue of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the official journal of the International Association for the Study of Lung…