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Japanese children’s gait develops differently from children in other countries

Researchers have discovered that the manner of walking, or gait, of Japanese children develops differently from that of children in other countries. Gait is a complex, unconscious motor pattern, essential

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Breast cancer: New drug shrinks brain metastases

An Austrian study led by MedUni Vienna showed that active brain metastases in breast cancer patients are partially or even completely regressed by a novel class of drug. This is

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Sexual dysfunction high among women with lung cancer

Sexual dysfunction is highly prevalent in women with lung cancer with most survey participants reporting little to no interest in sexual activity, according to research led by Narjust Florez (Duma),

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Chinese researchers develop lung cancer risk prediction nomogram for female non-smokers

About 53% of lung cancers in females are not attributable to smoking worldwide and a new model presented today at the IASLC World Conference on Lung Cancer may allow clinicians

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Researchers suggest air pollution be included as risk factor for patients with lung cancer and have never smoked

Researchers from Vancouver, British Columbia examine the effect of duration of past exposure to air pollution with lung cancer diagnosis. In 2013, the International Agency of Research on Cancer classified

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Robotic-assisted lobectomy provides better patient-reported quality of life compared to video-assisted lobectomy

Robot-assisted lung surgery is a cost-effective intervention that yields better patient-reported quality of life measures, compared with video-assisted lung surgery, according to research reported today at the IASLC 2022 World

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Informed consent forms for lung cancer clinical trials may be a barrier to informed trial participation

Informed consent forms are overwhelming for patients. They are written at a level that is too high for most patients, thus possibly impeding real informed consents, according to a report

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