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Last Month in Oncology with Dr. Bishal Gyawali

By BISHAL GYAWALI MD  Long list of news in lung cancer September was an important month in oncology—especially for lung cancer. The World Conference in Lung Cancer (WCLC) 2018 gave us some important practice-changing results, also leading to four NEJM publications. The trial with most public health impact is unfortunately not published yet. It’s the NELSON… Read More »

Suicide in U.S. at 50-year high as life expectancy falls at rate last seen amid war, pestilence

NEW YORK — Suicides and drug overdoses pushed up U.S. deaths last year, and drove a continuing decline in how long Americans are expected to live. Overall, there were more than 2.8 million U.S. deaths in 2017, or nearly 70,000 more than the previous year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. It… Read More »