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QD: News Every Day--Fitness in mid-life means fewer diseases in old age

chronic conditions: congestive heart failure, ischemic heart disease, stroke, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, chronic kidney disease, Alzheimer's, and colon or lung cancer.
April 2020

Warning on NSAIDs; new schizophrenia drug approved

In 2 clinical trials of 1,108 participants, those who took 2 pills every 12 hours demonstrated improved lung function compared to placebo. ... Gefitinib (Iressa) for first-line treatment of metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer in which tumors harbor
September 2015

In defense of primary care, and of sub-sub-sub-specialists

Treatment of lung cancer involves choosing among a different set of drugs than would be considered for brain or kidney cancer. ... about viral and other, unusual infections in patients are immunocompromised after kidney, heart or lung transplants.
April 2020

A doctor seeks out a concrete diagnosis

And she had a stricken look on her face. Of course, I was sure that I had lung cancer. ... Dr. Arnold said she remembers thinking at the time, “‘All right, I do have lung cancer, that's what's going on.’ But the biopsy was negative for malignancy,
July 2014

Good things about medicine #2: Puzzles

I have a cough" may be bronchitis (wink-wink), it may be lung cancer, or it may be the blood pressure pill someone was given a month ago.
April 2020

Genes have influence over whether you smoke, quit or die

Unsurprisingly, one of the research groups concluded that the effect on lung cancer risk was mediated indirectly through changes in smoking behavior. ... Intriguingly, the authors of the other two studies concluded that the risk of lung cancer conferred
October 2008

QD: News Every Day--Young doctors pick up the slack in palliative care

American Society of Clinical Oncology issued a provisional clinical opinion that patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer should be offered palliative care and standard oncologic care when they are ... diagnosed. The opinion reads, "Although
April 2020

A doctor seeks ways to encourage earlier palliative care talks

Early palliative care for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med. ... 2010;363:733-42. [PMID: 20818875] doi:10.1056/NEJMoa1000678) that demonstrated [that] for people with metastatic lung cancer, the introduction of palliative
October 2014

Oncologic ‘horrors' can beset hospitalized patients

Cable described a 59-year-old man in remission from lung cancer after having been treated with surgery and adjuvant chemotherapy 1 year before. ... Cable said. SVC is often seen in small-cell lung cancer and lymphoma (Hodgkin or primary mediastinal
June 2014

New heart disease test, drugs for flu, weight management

An expanded approval of ramucirumab (Cyramza) to treat metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). ... The drug was approved last year to treat advanced stomach cancer or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma.
March 2015

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