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Thoracic surgeon expecting excellence. Cancer researcher. Patient advocate. #LungCancer #lcsm @lung_fund
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Sep 15, 2023 23 tweets 9 min read
At the risk of being shouted down, I thought it would be appropriate to weigh in with a little 🧵 on MARS 2 from #WCLC23. The trial was beautifully presented by PI @ekslim and was certainly a tour de force to get done. I am interested in the data and in the response to it. Image I should start by saying, that I don't really have skin in the game. I operate on very, very few patients with mesothelioma and have never been convinced that surgery helps this disease. Surgery is hard and not particularly satisfying. But....
Apr 23, 2022 11 tweets 5 min read
Great to see the results of JCOG0802 published in @TheLancet. This is a practice changing trial (for at least some parts of the world) of lobectomy vs. segmentectomy for peripheral stage I lung cancer </=2cm. #lcsm #tssmn The authors suggest that segmentectomy should now be the standard surgical procedure for these patients.
Jun 3, 2020 30 tweets 15 min read
Time to weigh in with a thread on the #ADAURA trial presented at #ASCO20. I have been thinking about it carefully and listening to the chatter on #Twitter and other sites. Have also watched w/ interest the back and forth b/t @jackWestMD and @n8pennell #lcsm (By the way, @JackWestMD and @n8pennell make @drewMoghanaki and me look like amateurs…) #lcsm