Dr. McCurdy discusses lung cancer on Studio 512

 

 

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Dr. McCurdy Discusses Lung Cancer on KXAN TV

 

 

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Study Confirms Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

According to research from a phase III randomized international study from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, patients with operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could achieve better overall survival rates if treated with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), also known as stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), rather than the current standard […]

 

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Study Finds CT Scans for Lung Cancer Turn Up Few False-Positives

 

A study recently published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, the official journal of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association, found that false-positive findings for CT-based screening for lung cancer were uncommon.  The results of the study is good news because even though CT-based screening for lung cancer in long-term […]

 

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The Seton Cancer Care Lung Health Program

 

According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women and accounts for about 27% of all cancer related deaths.  Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined.  The ACS estimates that there will be about 224,390 new […]

 

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Do These Three Things to Help Prevent Cancer

 

If your New Year’s resolution to get fit and healthy is already losing steam, February, which is National Cancer Prevention Month, is a great time to give yourself a second chance.  Renew your efforts to make healthier choices by learning what you can do to help reduce your cancer risk.  The Centers for Disease Control […]

 

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Infographic: Lung Cancer

 

 

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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

 

November is officially Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  The event started back in 1995 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.  As the lung cancer community and the lung cancer movement grew, the awareness activities increased and the day matured into Lung Cancer Awareness Month.  During the month, people throughout the country come together to support the lung […]

 

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Metastatic Lung Cancer: Treatment Options When Cancer Spreads

 

Metastatic lung cancer occurs when cancer cells spread to other areas of the body from a primary tumor in the lung. Lung cancer has the ability to metastasize to several areas of the body and most often spreads to the adrenal glands, liver, bones, brain or other lung through the blood or lymphatic system. There […]

 

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Cancer Research Month: SBRT Shows Effectiveness for Early-Stage Lung Cancer

 

The American Association for Cancer Research acknowledges May as National Cancer Research Month to recognize high-quality, innovative cancer research and make it a top priority. Through various studies, researchers are able to identify cancer risk factors and evaluate optimal treatment options for cancer patients. One recent study revealed excellent long-term, local control rates for medically […]

 

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