The largest study to date of how a form of lung cancer may spread to the brain points to potential therapies for preventing or treating this deadly complication.
Lung cancer is cancer that usually starts in the lining of the bronchi (the main airways of the lungs), but can also begin in other areas of the respiratory system, including the trachea, bronchioles, or alveoli.
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The Center for Thoracic Cancers offers patients and families access to one of New England's most experienced programs for the care of lung, esophageal and other thoracic cancers.
The Thoracic Radiation Oncology Program employs high-precision radiation therapy to treat patients with lung cancers and other cancers in the chest with the overarching goal of causing little or no side effects.
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