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Dactinomycin tops methotrexate for gestational trophoblastic neoplasia

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For women with low-risk gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, dactinomycin given every 2 weeks had a higher complete response rate than weekly methotrexate in a multinational, phase III trial. Despite these findings, editorialist Dr. Carol Aghajanian believes that most...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Compared to conventional white light bronchoscopy, autofluorescence bronchoscopy is more sensitive in detecting lung cancer and preneoplastic lesions, according to a meta-analysis conducted by investigators in China. Several studies have produced varying results for the...

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Less invasive lung cancer staging strategy has multiple benefits: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Initiating mediastinal nodal staging of suspected lung cancer with endosonography, followed by surgical staging (mediastinoscopy) if needed, improves the detection of metastases and reduces the rate of unnecessary thoracotomies, compared with surgical staging alone. These are...