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Adjuvant chemotherapy improves survival with operable lung cancer: meta-analyses

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Adjuvant chemotherapy, with or without postoperative radiotherapy, improves survival in patients with operable non-small-cell lung cancer, according to a March 24th online report in The Lancet. “Meta-analyses showing...

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Stereotactic radiation controls early stage lung cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – High-potency, stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) may improve survival for patients with medically inoperable early stage lung cancer, results of a multicenter phase 2 trial suggest. Patients with severe...

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After hip replacement, mobile compression device cuts VTE without bleeding risk

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new battery-operated compression device is at least as effective as low-molecular weight heparin in preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip arthroplasty, but with a lower risk of major bleeding, new research...