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Opinion statementLung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. In the USA, ≈60 % of lung cancer cases are diagnosed in elderly patients (≥65 years of age). However, elderly… (More)
PURPOSE Until recently, therapeutic options for metastatic urothelial carcinoma (UC) were limited to cytotoxic chemotherapy. Cisplatin-based combination chemotherapy has proven benefit in the… (More)
Prior to the last decade, treatment for lung cancer was differentiated only by the main histological groups of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and NSCLC. However, it is now known that differences in… (More)
e17506Background: Patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) are at risk for both lung metastases and secondary primary cancers of the lung. Given the histopathologic similarity… (More)
BACKGROUND Little is known about the difference between black and non-black patients with epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)-mutated non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), particularly regarding… (More)
e20033Background: KRAS mutations (mut) occur in 15-25% of non-squamous NSCLC and may be associated with poor survival and primary EGFR TKI resistance. Distinct subgroups of KRAS-mut non-squamous… (More)
The radiographic appearance of bone metastases is usually determined by tumor histology and can be osteolytic, osteoblastic, or mixed. We present a patient with coexistent bone metastasis from… (More)
e18936Background: Determining length of stay (LOS) and the attributable costs for hospital admissions are of critical importance for patients (Pts), providers, payers, and hospital management. Incr...
Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death worldwide. Squamous cell lung cancer (SQCLC) is the second most common histology (20-30% of cases) among non-small cell lung cancers (NSCLC),… (More)