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Erlotinib improves survival in stage III non-small cell lung cancer

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Both progression-free and overall survival are extended in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer treated with erlotinib following standard chemotherapy, according to phase III clinical trial results reported...

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Lung reduction surgery improves quality of life with emphysema

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Lung volume reduction surgery extends survival in patients with advanced emphysema and also improves quality of life, new research confirms. “We found lung reduction surgery is a good treatment alternative for...

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Low oxygen best for resuscitation of preterm neonates

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Using 30% rather than 90% oxygen to resuscitate extremely low gestational age neonates results in less oxidative stress, inflammation, and chronic lung disease, new research shows. Because the body’s antioxidant system...