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Women Have Better Survival Than Men After Lung Cancer Surgery

Findings from a new study published in Chest suggested that women had better survival rates after lung cancer surgery than men, independent of other...

Hem/Onc Roundup: Cancer’s Long-Term Impact, Lung Cancer Immunotherapy, and more

Lung Cancer Patients with a Specific Human Leukocyte Antigen More Likely to Respond to Immunotherapy A new study shows that lung cancer patients with a...
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First-Line Lorlatinib Improves Survival and Metastasis in Advanced ALK-Positive Lung Cancer

Early treatment with the anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-inhibitor lorlatinib reduced cancer progression and death in patients with ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to...

The Effect of COPD on Survival in Patients with Lung Cancer

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a risk factor for lung cancer and may impact how patients’ cancer is managed. A study found that...

Uninsured, Medicare, and Medicaid Patients Less Likely to Receive Surgical Cancer Care

Patients with breast, prostate, lung, or colorectal cancer who are uninsured or covered by Medicaid or Medicare insurance are less likely to receive surgical...

Hem/Onc Round-up: Suicide in Young Cancer Survivors, Breast Surgery and Body Image, and more

Here are the top stories recently covered by DocWire News in the hematology/oncology section. In this edition, read about sarcopenia as a risk factor...

More Than Half of Lung Cancer Patients Experienced Treatment Changes Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Cancer patients—and lung cancer patients in particular—have a greater risk for COVID-19 mortality compared to the general population, so it’s important to minimize their...

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