Posts in the “Chemotherapy Chemotherapy” category:

Predicting Lung Cancer Outcomes Effective with PET imaging, University Hospitals-led Study Shows

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 8th, 2013 |

News Headline:  Predicting Lung Cancer Outcomes Effective with PET imaging, University Hospitals-led Study Shows Date:  10/8/13 Outlet Full Name:  The Plain Dealer Author Name:  Angela Townsend http://www.cleveland.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2013/10/predicting_lung_cancer_outcome.html CLEVELAND, Ohio — The use of a positron emission tomography scan to decide which patients with inoperable lung cancer should get more treatment following standard radiation chemotherapy and […]

Chemotherapy May Be Underused in Elderly with Lung Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on October 2nd, 2013 |

News Headline: Chemotherapy May Be Underused in Elderly with Lung Cancer Date: 10/2/13 Outlet Full Name: Oncology Nurse Advisor Author: Delicia Honen Yard http://www.oncologynurseadvisor.com/chemotherapy-may-be-underused-in-elderly-with-lung-cancer/article/314439/ Chemotherapy can improve median survival by more than 6 months in elderly persons with small cell lung cancer (SCLC), even those over the age of 80 years, a retrospective cohort study […]