TTI heat map shows relationship between traffic-related air pollution and childhood asthma

IMAGE: Around 6 million children in the United States are affected by asthma, making the condition the most common chronic lung disease in children. These interactive visualizations illustrate the impact of… view more  Credit: Texas A&M Transportation Institute April 5, 2019 (College Station, TX) — A team of air quality and health researchers led by the…

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High-dose stereotactic body radiotherapy well-tolerated by patients with centrally located lung tumors

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT), a high-dose, precisely delivered radiotherapy, is considered the standard treatment for patients with medically inoperable, node-negative, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, this well-tolerated radiation treatment was not previously tested in centrally located NSCLC due to the fact that patients with centrally located lung tumors demonstrate a higher risk for toxicity…

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Memorial Sloan Kettering Leaders Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Report Finds

This article was reported and written in collaboration with ProPublica, a nonprofit journalism organization. Top officials at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center repeatedly violated policies on financial conflicts of interest, fostering a culture in which profits appeared to take precedence over research and patient care, according to an outside review released on Thursday. The findings…

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