In a nutshell The study was carried out to assess the difference in outcomes between lobectomy (LE) and sub-lobar resection (SLR) for older patients with stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The authors found that both surgeries had similar outcomes in these patients. Some background NSCLC is responsible for 85% of lung cancer diagnoses...Read More
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Is chemotherapy beneficial for the treatment of patients with T1bN0M0 triple-negative breast cancer?
In a nutshell This study evaluated the benefits of chemotherapy after surgery in patients with T1bN0M0 triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). The data showed that chemotherapy after surgery resulted in similar outcomes as patients who did not undergo chemotherapy. Some background Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a subtype of breast...Read More
In a nutshell This study investigated if sentinel lymph node (SLN) status was linked to Breslow thickness in understanding the prognosis of melanoma (a type of skin cancer). The study concluded that SLN status was not linked to Breslow thickness (BT) for melanoma prognosis. Some background Sentinel lymph nodes...Read More
In a nutshell This study determined the 20 year survival rate for patients with thin melanomas. This study also looked at likely factors that might influence survival. Some background Thin melanomas measure less than 1.00 mm in diameter, and are considered an early stage of melanoma formation. Melanoma can generally be treated successfully with...Read More