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Case study 10 (diagnose)

What is the MOST common mutation found in pulmonary adenocarcinoma?Choices    •    EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) L858R    •    K...

Case study 9 (methods)

EGFR (epidermal growth factor receptor) mutations are the best predictor of response to EGFR inhibitors in lung cancer. However, the cost and complexity of molecular techniques to detect these mutat...

Case study 7

Pemetrexed is a drug recommended for the treatment of non–small-cell lung cancer with a nonsquamous histology. Which protein is a potential predictive marker for response to pemetrexed-based chemoth...

Case study 4

A 57-year-old woman who smokes 2 packs a day presents to her doctor with complaints of chronic cough. A computed tomography scan of her chest shows a pneumonic-like infiltration in the right middle ...

Case study 3

A 60-year-old Chinese American woman who never smoked was diagnosed with a lung nodule and pleural effusion. Excision of the tumor showed a 2-cm moderately differentiated adenocarcinoma. The bronchi...

Case study 2

The identification of specific mutations in lung cancer has changed the way these tumors are managed clinically. Considering that most patients with lung cancer are diagnosed with advanced stage tum...

Aspirin + Clopidogrel

Aspirin combined with the antiplatelet drug clopidogrel is no better than aspirin alone for stroke prevention in people with a history of lacunar strokes, and the combination carries a greater risk ...

“The apple does not fall far from the tree.”

No Good at Saying Sorry

But as we get older, making amends isn’t so simple. When you become a doctor, sorry is not a happy word. It either means you’re dying and I can’t help. Or it means this is really going to hurt....As...

The feeling of hunger

A lot of times when I am completely immersed in my work,  I don't have time to eat and even forget about being hungry.   Recently I saw a piece of news about some scientific...
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