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    Less-invasive Lung Cancer Surgery Studied

    Thursday, February 10th, 2011

    For years, the standard treatment for some early lung cancers was to remove the entire affected lobe. The recurrence of cancer was low, but the procedure was invasive and unnecessarily removed normal lung tissue not affected by the tumors. Vanderbilt’s Department of Thoracic Surgery and the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center have joined a National Cancer Institute […]