wedge resection

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First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: any advise please

dad had upper left lobe wedge resection in middle of may, and came through good, no chemo or radiation needed very early stage stage 1 , all got out. went for after op appointment chest x ray not good but told its ok as its part of the course for the ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Transdiaphragmatic Excision of Simultaneous Lung and Liver Mets

Reuters Health InformationBy James E. Barone MDJuly 01, 2014NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For selected patients with cancer, simultaneous resection of liver and peripheral lung metastases via a transdiaphragmatic approach achieves success rates comparable ... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lumpectomy

Overview Next Steps Risks Results Lumpectomy is a surgical procedure that involves removing a suspected malignant (cancerous) tumor, or lump, and a small portion of the surrounding tissue from a woman's breast. This tissue is then tested to determine ... [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Poor baseline QOL failed to predict worse outcomes in NSCLC

Poor baseline quality-of-life scores did not predict worse survival outcomes among patients undergoing non–small cell lung cancer surgery who were at high risk for adverse events.In a randomized, multicenter trial, Hiran C. Fernando, MD, chief of the ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 01 2014 - Updated Jun 01 2014 - 1 reports

Clarksville woman perseveres through life with rare form of cancer

CLARKSVILLE, TENN. — Everybody likes to think there is at least one trait about them that is rare. Those rare qualities make people unique. But having a rare trait is not always welcome in someone’s life when it carries with it a chronic illness – like ... [Published Leaf Chronicle - Jun 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Lobar offers no survival advantage over sublobar resections in NSCLC

Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsPatients do not survive significantly longer after lobectomy for non-small-cell lung cancer than after wedge resection or segmentectomy, indicate US study results.Original Article: NEXT ARTICLE ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

15 mm margins cut NSCLC local recurrence risk after wedge resection

Related Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare NewsIncreasing margin distance up to 15 mm significantly decreases the risk of local recurrence among patients undergoing wedge resection for early-stage, non-small-cell lung cancer, US researchers ... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 21 2014]

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Co-author Dr. Thomas A Aloia, in an email to Reuters Health, said, "Noting no real morbidity from the diaphragm incision and the ability to get to even upper lung lesions, we are now routinely going with this approach."
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Forum Post: any advise please [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Jul 02 2014]
Transdiaphragmatic Excision of Simultaneous Lun... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Jul 01 2014]
Lumpectomy [Published eMedicine Health - Jun 25 2014]
Poor baseline QOL failed to predict worse outco... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jun 24 2014]
Clarksville woman perseveres through life with ... [Published Leaf Chronicle - Jun 01 2014]
Lobar offers no survival advantage over subloba... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 31 2014]
15 mm margins cut NSCLC local recurrence risk a... [Published BioPortfolio - Mar 21 2014]
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