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Opportunities for NanoTheranosis in Lung Cancer and Pulmonary Metastasis.

Abstract:

Malignancies of the lungs, both primary and metastatic, are the leading cause of death worldwide. Over 1.5 million new cases of primary lung cancer are diagnosed annually worldwide with a dismal five-year survival rate of approximately 15%, which remains unchanged despite major efforts and medical advances. As expected, survival for patients with lung metastases is even worse at about 5%. Early detection and staging are fundamental in improving survival rates and selecting the most effective ...

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10.1007/s40336-014-0078-7

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Tatulli, F More by this author
Palange, AL More by this author
O'Neill, B More by this author
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Journal:
Clinical and translational imaging
Volume:
2
Issue:
5
Pages:
427-437
Publication date:
2014-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2281-7565
ISSN:
2281-5872
URN:
uuid:7739a10d-771b-47e6-bb42-a8a948c1cb1b
Source identifiers:
489509
Local pid:
pubs:489509
Language:
English

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