Tag Archives: Cancer

Software platform helps connect lung cancer patients, families

Patients with lung cancer and their families may soon have the ability to easily connect with others suffering from the disease. The ability to connect on a platform is expected to help patients and their caregivers to share their experiences on navigating the logistics and emotions of the diagnosis. LUNGevity Foundation, a cancer-focused not-for-profit organization,… Read More »

How minimally invasive surgery was spun as the ‘latest and greatest’ for cervical cancer

Small incisions made by wands in laparoscopic surgery were touted as a “breakthrough” for cervical cancer. To understand how minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer became popular before high-quality evidence was available about its outcomes, consider some rah-rah local news coverage. Back in 1995, for example, The Record of Hackensack, N.J., reported that laparoscopy “made… Read More »