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Older Early-Stage NSCLC Patients Benefit From Adjuvant Chemotherapy

Early-stage non–small-cell lung cancer patients over 70 years old derive a similar benefit as younger patients from adjuvant chemotherapy following surgical resection. Image © pruit phatsrivong / Shutterstock.com.

Lung Cancer

In this interview with Dr. Roy S. Herbst, we discuss the FDA approval of nivolumab for lung cancer as well as other immunotherapies under investigation for the treatment of lung cancer.

A new study identified the molecule known as N1,N12-diacetylspermine as a potential biomarker for early-stage non–small-cell lung cancer.

Differences in failure-to-rescue rates may explain a wide variation in mortality in patients undergoing lung cancer resection at different hospitals, according to a new study.

New classification guidelines for histologic subtypes of stage I lung adenocarcinoma offer prognostic value, according to a recent study.

Limited resection is not as effective as lobectomy in older patients with early-stage lung cancer, according to a new study.

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Infections with pneumonia send a substantial number of older adults to the hospital, much more than younger adults. Researchers are calling for new rapid diagnostic tests.

Six carbonyl compounds in exhaled breath can effectively discriminate between lung cancer patients and healthy patients, says a new study.

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