Search results for "Lung cancer"

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In the wake of marijuana legalization, what exactly are the health risks?

Marijuana, when smoked, does not appear to cause lung cancer or chronic obstructive lung disease, in fact it seems to be associated with increased lung capacity in regular users.
April 2020

Is the fight over cigarette pack warnings the right one?

Lung cancer is bad, but not as common as struggling to breath with emphysema-ravaged lungs, trying to walk on legs rotting from loss of their blood supply, or waiting for
April 2020

Make more time in your day, and spend it wisely

The blog of Paul Kalanithi, MD, a neurosurgeon who wrote about his experiences as he was dying of lung cancer.
July 2015

The role of touch when talking to patients

The role of touch when talking to patients. My wife has two world-class oncologists who help her manage her Stage 4 lung cancer.
April 2020

Move over London, here comes Flint

Even when looking at the simple case-control study, many are first taught about the methodology using Doll and Hill’s famous 1947 study linking smoking and lung cancer, which was ... The discussion section of this recent paper points out that most of
April 2020

What does expensive care look like?

Wow. A smaller proportion of super healthcare utilizers have cancer, despite the fact that they lived well and are still young. ... It is not right that physicians continue to advise very expensive technological care for patients near the end of life,
April 2020

Many terminally ill patients believe chemo might cure them

Many terminally ill patients believe chemo might cure them. Metastatic (stage IV) colon cancer and lung cancer are fatal incurable illnesses. ... You don't know anyone who had metastatic colon or lung cancer who survived and is no longer ill.
April 2020

Warning on HCV treatments; more cancer drugs approved

15, 2015, should discontinue use. Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer whose disease has progressed after other treatments. ... Nivolumab (Opdivo) to treat patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer
January 2016

Oncologists need to get a grip on reality, and talk about dying

In one study, at 2 months before their death, half the patients with metastatic lung cancer had not had a discussion with their doctors about hospice. ... This may explain why in a recent series the average length of stay in hospice for patients with
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--1 in 20 adult outpatients misdiagnosed annually

The second used an algorithm to detect a lack of follow-up of abnormal clinical findings for colorectal cancer. ... A third study examined consecutive cases of lung cancer in 2 institutions.
April 2020

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