To improve local tumor control in advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer, a midtreatment PET-CT scan can detect active tumors for escalated radiation, new research finds.
Lungs and Breathing
The annual American Thoracic Society International Conference wrapped up this week. Here’s a look at some of the newest research and stories from this year’s conference.
A NHLBI national committee just released a national action plan for COPD diagnosis and care, providing updated professional guidelines and patient-centered recommendations.
Common Drugs, Uncommon Risks? New Study Looks at Serious Health Problems After Short-Term Steroid Use
Many adults take corticosteroids for short-term symptom relief — but providers may want to consider possible side effects more closely.
Michigan Medicine researchers sought to find out if they can anticipate who will be affected by psychiatric morbidity after surviving acute respiratory distress syndrome.
Researchers investigated the scarring process in the lungs of recent lung transplant patients in hopes of finding novel therapies to stop this dangerous process that leads to graft failure.