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VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done
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VN’s 1st robotic surgery on patient with lung cancer done

Doctors at HCM City’s Binh Dan Hospital have used a robot for the first time in the country for lung cancer surgery, removing suspicious nodules through a small incision instead of a large one and

Czech scientists develop human lung model to aid treatments
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Czech scientists develop human lung model to aid treatments

Czech scientists have developed a model of a functioning human lung that can be used to simulate problems like asthma or other chronic diseases and their treatments. The research group from the Brno

Thailand's queen in hospital with high fever, lung infection
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Thailand's queen in hospital with high fever, lung infection

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's royal palace says Queen Sirikit is being treated at a hospital for a high fever and lung infection a month after the death of her husband, King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

New lung transplant technique could save lives: study
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New lung transplant technique could save lives: study

A new technique raises hopes for saving more lives.

Roswell Park to conduct trial of Cuban lung cancer treatment
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Roswell Park to conduct trial of Cuban lung cancer treatment

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's Roswell Park Cancer Institute has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to conduct a clinical trial of an innovative lung cancer vaccine developed in

Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease
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Japan helps Vietnam treat lung disease

Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has given the green light to a Japanese-funded medical project on the detection and treatment of pneumonia among children. The five-year project will begin in 2017,

Lung transplants coming to Vietnam hospitals in 2017
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Lung transplants coming to Vietnam hospitals in 2017

Hanoi (VNA) - Lung transplants will become a common practice in Vietnam, starting from 2017, said top local organ transplant surgeons.

Lung cancer surgery worthwhile for older patients
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Lung cancer surgery worthwhile for older patients

Older lung cancer patients are surviving longer when they have lung cancer surgery, a new study suggests.

Researchers find bioreactor supports whole lung regeneration
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Researchers find bioreactor supports whole lung regeneration

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- Researchers at Yale University devised a mechanical system that can support the growth of whole lungs from patient cells to use in transplants.

Radiotherapy for lung cancer linked to non-cancer deaths, study says
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Radiotherapy for lung cancer linked to non-cancer deaths, study says

TURIN, Italy, May 2 (UPI) -- Patients treated for non-small cell lung cancer with radiation therapy have a higher risk of death from non-cancer causes, according to researchers.