Tag: lung cancer

Lung Cancer Rx

For decades, there has been precious little good news in the arena of lung cancer. But the tide is turning as new screening guidelines encourage low-dose CT screening scans for those most at risk for lung cancer and new therapies for those whom receive…

Atrial Fibrillation in a Patient With Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the most frequent cause of malignant pericardial effusion, accounting for 35% of reported cases.1 Pericardial effusions secondary to pericardial invasion can cause shortness of breath, orthopnea, tachycardia, chest pain and physical signs of tamponade.1 This article describes a rare case of metastatic squamous…

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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