What is New in Lung Cancer Treatment and Research?
Northwestern MedicineClinical Trials and Research November 28, 2014
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the second most common cancer among both men and women, and is the leading cause of cancer-related death in America. But research and treatments for lung cancer continue to improve. As a Northwestern Medicine oncologist, Jyoti Patel, MD, has seen some of the most important advances take place within the last ten years, especially in regard to new chemotherapy drugs, genetic testing and immunotherapy.
In the video below, Dr. Patel, who is also a member of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, discusses these new lung cancer treatments and why they are important.
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