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Pivot Nurse Improves Patients' Navigation Through Lung Cancer Care

Pivot Nurse Improves Patients' Navigation Through Lung Cancer Care

Researchers in Montreal presented results of a study on the effects of using a pivot nurse in oncology (PNO) on continuity of care, outcomes, and quality of life for patients with lung cancer at the 2018 European Lung Cancer Congress.

Tobacco Use Data Supports Efforts to Reduce Burden of Smoking-Associated Cancers

Tobacco Use Data Supports Efforts to Reduce Burden of Smoking-Associated Cancers

Analysis of data from more than 1 million people demonstrates the value of tobacco-use data in tailoring public health programs to prevalence of smokers in local populations.

Vaping May Induce Severe, Negative Effects on Lung Health

Vaping May Induce Severe, Negative Effects on Lung Health

Researchers presented the preliminary results from an ongoing randomized, crossover study evaluating the cardiorespiratory effects of e-cigarettes.

Include Visual Emphysema, COPD Exacerbations When Assessing for Lung Cancer

Include Visual Emphysema, COPD Exacerbations When Assessing for Lung Cancer 

Researchers conducted a case-control study that examined independent predictive factors of lung cancer in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

CHEST Panel Updates Criteria for Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer

CHEST Panel Updates Criteria for Low-Dose CT Screening for Lung Cancer

The panel assembled and updated the above guidelines and recommendations regarding lung cancer screening and low-dose CT screening programs.

SEE-ACBT Method Improves Postsurgical Outcomes in Lung Cancer Resection

SEE-ACBT Method Improves Postsurgical Outcomes in Lung Cancer Resection

In a quasi-experimental pre-post study, researchers demonstrate the efficacy of the SEE-ACBT rehabilitation method on health-related and cost outcomes in patients with NSCLC who underwent curative lung resection.

Nabilone Improves Cancer-Associated Anorexia in Lung Cancer

Nabilone Improves Cancer-Associated Anorexia in Lung Cancer

Researchers assessed the efficacy of nabilone for improving symptoms of anorexia in patients with NSCLC. In addition, patient appetite, quality of life, and nutritional status were also assessed.

Excretion of Volatile Organic Compounds Higher in AYAs Using Vaping Products

Excretion of Volatile Organic Compounds Higher in AYAs Using Vaping Products

Excretion of metabolites of acrylonitrile, acrolein, propylene oxide, acrylamide, crotonaldehyde up

E-Cigarette Vapors Found to Contain Toxic Metals

E-Cigarette Vapors Found to Contain Toxic Metals

Study finds metals, including lead, leak from e-cigarette heating coils into inhaled aerosols

Treatment and Outcomes of Non-small-cell Lung Cancer Patients With High Comorbidity

Treatment and Outcomes of Non-small-cell Lung Cancer Patients With High Comorbidity

[Cancer Management and Research] The presence of comorbidities is thought to play a significant role in the decision to treat patients with NSCLC, and this impacts survival.

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