Lung Cancer Pathology

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Lung Cancer Pathology

Lung cancer can be diagnosed based on histologic biopsy or cytologic specimens. The 2015 World Health Organization Classification of Lung Tumors addressed the diagnosis of lung cancer in resection specimens…

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Approach to the Subsolid Nodule

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Approach to the Subsolid Nodule

Most focal persistent ground glass nodules (GGNs) do not progress over 10 years. Research suggests that GGNs that do not progress, those that do, and solid lung cancers are fundamentally…

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Biomarkers in Lung Cancer

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Biomarkers in Lung Cancer

Biomarkers that focus on lung cancer risk assessment, detection, prognosis, diagnosis, and personalized treatment are in various stages of development. This article provides an overview of lung cancer biomarker development,…

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Lung Cancer Screening

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Lung Cancer Screening

Robust evidence exists in support of lung cancer (LC) screening with low-dose computed tomography in patients at high risk of developing LC; however, judicious patient selection is necessary to obtain…

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Lung Cancer 2020

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Lung Cancer 2020

Despite advances in our understanding of risk, development, immunologic control, and treatment options for lung cancer, it remains the leading cause of cancer death. Tobacco smoking remains the predominant risk…

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Lung Cancer in Women

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Lung Cancer in Women

Lung cancer in women is a modern epidemic and a major health crisis. Cigarette smoking remains the most important risk factor for lung cancer, and unfortunately smoking rates are either…

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The Biology of Lung Cancer

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on The Biology of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a heterogeneous disease with abundant genomic alterations. Chronic dysregulated airway inflammation facilitates lung tumorigenesis. In contrast, antitumor host immune responses apply continuous selective pressure on the tumor…

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Primary and Secondary Prevention of Lung Cancer

Aug 16, 2020 by in GENERAL Comments Off on Primary and Secondary Prevention of Lung Cancer

Tobacco dependence is the most consequential target to reduce the burden of lung cancer worldwide. Quitting after a cancer diagnosis can improve cancer prognosis, overall health, and quality of life….

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