Oncology Resource Center

Obesity and Cancer

A projection of the future health and economic burden of obesity in 2030 estimated that continuation of existing trends in obesity will lead to about 500,000 additional cases (nearly a 15-fold increase) of cancer in the U.S. by 2030.1 For example, one study that used NCI…

An Inside Look at Lung Cancer

This article appeared Aug. 13 in the online edition of ADVANCE. Resources Andrede, RS Evaluation of mediastinal lymph nodes with endobronchial ultrasound: The thoracic surgery prospective, Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, March 2010: 139, 578-583. Block, MI Transition from mediastinoscopy to endoscopic ultrasound for lung cancer…

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