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    November 2020
  1. SESTI J, Paul S
    Commentary: Burn, baby, burn.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1348-1349.
    PubMed    


    October 2020
  2. TSUTANI Y, Handa Y, Shimada Y, Ito H, et al
    Comparison of cancer control between segmentectomy and wedge resection in patients with clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)32833.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. BEAMER S, D'Cunha J
    Commentary: Using the entire toolbox for improved survival in anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive non-small cell lung cancer: The next normal?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32858.
    PubMed    


  4. MUENYI C, Ng T
    Commentary: Sublobar resection, closing in as the standard in surgical management for a subgroup of patients with lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0022-5223(20)32848.
    PubMed    


  5. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Comparing sleeve lobectomy with pneumonectomy for central lung cancer: A randomized study will never be conducted.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32818.
    PubMed    


  6. SCARCI M, Raveglia F
    Commentary: Ground-glass opacity-dominant lung cancer. Is every R0 wedge resection always a good wedge resection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0022-5223(20)32830.
    PubMed    


  7. PASS HI
    Commentary: Tasting individual ingredients of meso soup: Can 'omics bring out the flavor?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1084-1085.
    PubMed    


  8. SEVERSON DT, De Rienzo A, Bueno R
    Mesothelioma in the age of "Omics": Before and after The Cancer Genome Atlas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1078-1083.
    PubMed    


  9. RIPLEY RT
    Commentary: Filling up my truck from an oil tanker: Can big 'omic' data influence our clinical decisions?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1086-1087.
    PubMed    


  10. DAVID EA, Atay SM
    Commentary: To scan or not to scan: No longer the question for mesothelioma patients after pleurectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1076-1077.
    PubMed    


  11. CAMERON RB
    Commentary: Mesothelioma: The Guinness world record holder in thromboembolism.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1074-1075.
    PubMed    


  12. DEMMY TL
    Commentary: Positive pressure toward a negative trial?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1062-1063.
    PubMed    


  13. CORSINI EM, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: Work in progress-Defining optimal surgical prehabilitation before lung resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1060-1061.
    PubMed    


  14. DE LEON LE, Bravo-Iniguez CE, Fox S, Tarascio J, et al
    Routine surveillance for diagnosis of venous thromboembolism after pleurectomy for malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:1064-1073.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  15. HO H, Williamson C, Regis SM, Stock CT, et al
    Surgery and invasive diagnostic procedures for benign disease are rare in a large low-dose computed tomography lung cancer screening program.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Sep 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32573.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. RAKOVICH G, Bujold A
    The "multispecialty clinic": Toward a new paradigm in thoracic oncology?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e176-e177.
    PubMed    


  17. MORI M, Geirsson A
    Reply from authors: Identifying lessons that could be generalized across different disease burdens.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e133-e134.
    PubMed    


  18. SONG KJ, Flores RM
    REPLY: ROBOTIC-ASSISTED SEGMENTECTOMY: DOING IT SIMPLY BECAUSE WE CAN?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e176.
    PubMed    


  19. MADARIAGA ML, Gaissert HA
    Reply from authors: The many benefits of a multidisciplinary evaluation of lung nodules.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e177-e178.
    PubMed    


  20. ZHANG Y, Chen X, Li H
    Robotic or thoracoscopic segmentectomy: Each complements the other.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e175.
    PubMed    


  21. VEERAMACHANENI NK
    Commentary: Minimally invasive sleeve lobectomy-from case report curiosity to standard of care?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:852-853.
    PubMed    


  22. CERFOLIO RJ
    Commentary: Why so many sleeve resections and pneumonectomies and why the nonabsorbable suture?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:847-848.
    PubMed    


  23. LAZZARO R, Patton B
    Commentary: Maximum surgery through minimal incisions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:849-850.
    PubMed    


  24. MATTHEWS CR, Hess PJ
    Thirty-three, zero, nine.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:871-875.
    PubMed    


  25. CHU NQ, Liu R, Colby A, de Forcrand C, et al
    Paclitaxel-loaded expansile nanoparticles improve survival following cytoreductive surgery in pleural mesothelioma xenografts.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e159-e168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. ZHANG Y, Jheon S, Li H, Zhang H, et al
    Results of low-dose computed tomography as a regular health examination among Chinese hospital employees.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:824-831.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  27. STILES BM
    Commentary: Overcoming the dangerous narrative of computed tomography screening for lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(20)32464.
    PubMed    


  28. BRUNELLI A, Chaudhuri N, Kefaloyannis M, Milton R, et al
    Eurolung risk score is associated with long-term survival after curative resection for lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)32431.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. CHEN KN
    Commentary: Not only safety but also efficacy is required in repeat pulmonary resection for second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Aug 8. pii: S0022-5223(20)32360.
    PubMed    


  30. LIU C, Tian D, Pu Q
    Do not go too far when choosing intentional segmentectomy for small-sized lung cancers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e85-e86.
    PubMed    


  31. RAZI SS, Nguyen D, Villamizar N
    Reply from authors: Positive nodes after segmentectomy: Take a deep breath and give adjuvant treatment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e86-e87.
    PubMed    


  32. JEFFREY YANG CF, Berry MF
    Reply: The importance of appropriate selection for segmentectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e87.
    PubMed    


  33. LAZAR JF
    Commentary: How to "spot" a leopard: It's in the genes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e82-e83.
    PubMed    


  34. PATEL S, Kim AW
    Commentary: Standing on similar, but different, shoulders.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e81-e82.
    PubMed    


  35. PENG S, Huang L, Zhao B, Zhou S, et al
    Clinical course of coronavirus disease 2019 in 11 patients after thoracic surgery and challenges in diagnosis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:585-592.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. HUANG J, Wang A, Kang G, Li D, et al
    Clinical course of patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 soon after thoracoscopic lung surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:e91-e93.
    PubMed    


  37. FAN L, Yang H, Yu L, Wang Z, et al
    Multicenter, prospective, observational study of a novel technique for preoperative pulmonary nodule localization.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:532-539.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2020
  38. D'ANDRILLI A, Rendina EA
    Commentary: Second ipsilateral metachronous lung cancer: What to do?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)32224.
    PubMed    


  39. HATTORI A, Matsunaga T, Watanabe Y, Fukui M, et al
    Repeated anatomical pulmonary resection for metachronous ipsilateral second non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)32150.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. ZAMBETTI BR, Ng T
    Commentary: Patient frailty also drives long-term outcomes after R0 resection for lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)32079.
    PubMed    


  41. WALLACE AF, Weksler B
    Commentary: Food for thought: Assessing the influence of malnutrition in patients with lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)32042.
    PubMed    


  42. NELSON DB, Antonoff MB
    Commentary: The prognostic value of Kirsten rat sarcoma viral oncogene mutation for non-small cell lung cancer: One size does not always fit all.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31990.
    PubMed    


  43. STILES BM, Sepesi B, Broderick SR, Bott MJ, et al
    Perioperative considerations for neoadjuvant immunotherapy in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jul 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)31987.
    PubMed    


  44. SALAZAR MC, Boffa DJ
    Commentary: The majority of minorities.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:272-273.
    PubMed    


  45. HAMMOUD ZT
    Commentary: Despair and disparity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:275.
    PubMed    


  46. CORNWELL LD, Ripley RT
    Commentary: Beyond the eyeball test.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:285-286.
    PubMed    


  47. JONES GD, Tan KS, Caso R, Dycoco J, et al
    Time-varying analysis of readmission and mortality during the first year after pneumonectomy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;160:247-255.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2020
  48. TAKAHASHI M, Sowa T, Tokumasu H, Gomyoda T, et al
    Comparison of three nutritional scoring systems for outcomes after complete resection of non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)31751.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. MUNIAPPAN A
    Commentary: Through the looking glass-radiomics and evaluation of early lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31771.
    PubMed    


  50. LIN J
    Commentary: Mind the gap: Adherence to quality measures for stage I/II non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 26. pii: S0022-5223(20)31753.
    PubMed    


  51. TANG A, Ahmad U, Toth AJ, Bourdakos N, et al
    Non-small cell lung cancer in never- and ever-smokers: Is it the same disease?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jun 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)31395.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. GILES AE, Kidane B
    Commentary: Know your enemy-Understanding futility in the battle against malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2523-2524.
    PubMed    


  53. HOANG CD
    Commentary: Surgeon versus mesothelioma in a thoracic cage match.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2522-2523.
    PubMed    


  54. ANDRADE R
    Commentary: Why do uniportal video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2496-2497.
    PubMed    


  55. BOFFA DJ, Salazar M
    Commentary: How surprising.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2483-2484.
    PubMed    


  56. DE PERROT M
    Commentary: Is thoracic cage volume a new parameter for clinical staging in mesothelioma?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2520-2521.
    PubMed    


  57. BURT BM, Lee HS, Raghuram AC, Strange C, et al
    Preoperative prediction of unresectability in malignant pleural mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2512-2520.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. HYLTON DA, Turner S, Kidane B, Spicer J, et al
    The Canada Lymph Node Score for prediction of malignancy in mediastinal lymph nodes during endobronchial ultrasound.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2499-2507.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. VIEIRA A, Bourdages-Pageau E, Kennedy K, Ugalde PA, et al
    The learning curve on uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery: An analysis of proficiency.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2487-2495.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  60. DONINGTON JS, Paulus R, Edelman MJ, Krasna MJ, et al
    Resection following concurrent chemotherapy and high-dose radiation for stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)31276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. SESTI J, Paul S
    Commentary: More science, less fortunetelling: Using radiomics to predict the invasiveness of lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31268.
    PubMed    


  62. DIMOU A, Nasarre C, Peterson YK, Pagano R, et al
    Neuropilin-2b facilitates resistance to tyrosine kinase inhibitors in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)31233.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  63. RAJARAM R, Rice DC, Li Y, Bruera E, et al
    Postoperative opioid use after lobectomy for primary lung cancer: A propensity-matched analysis of premier hospital data.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(20)31136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. PASS HI
    Commentary: Not only SMART clinically, but translationally!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2094-2095.
    PubMed    


  65. BRUNELLI A
    Commentary: The power of indeterminacy.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2041.
    PubMed    


  66. SESTI J, Paul S
    Commentary: Known unknowns and unknown unknowns: The case of the indeterminate margin.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2042.
    PubMed    


  67. CHEN-YOSHIKAWA TF
    Commentary: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2092-2093.
    PubMed    


  68. SRINATHAN S
    Is ventilatory efficiency the next new thing in prehabilitation?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e323-e324.
    PubMed    


  69. WAKEAM E, Adibfar A, Stokes S, Leighl NB, et al
    Defining the role of adjuvant therapy for early-stage large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2043-2054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. MOLINA JC, Chaudry F, Menezes V, Ferraro P, et al
    Transvascular endosonographic-guided needle biopsy of intrathoracic lesions.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:2057-2065.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  71. DONINGTON J
    Commentary: Why does neoadjuvant therapy suddenly make sense for early stage non-small cell lung cancer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30999.
    PubMed    


  72. DENLINGER CE
    Commentary: Durable activity of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor in lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30985.
    PubMed    


  73. AZZOLI CG, Ng T
    Commentary: Preoperative gefitinib for stage II-III non-small cell lung cancer with EGFR mutation: A stich in time, or delay from stiches?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 18. pii: S0022-5223(20)30967.
    PubMed    


  74. HOANG CD
    Commentary: Smoke or fire? Resected lung cancer in never-smokers.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 10. pii: S0022-5223(20)30795.
    PubMed    


  75. LIM K, Hsin MKY
    Commentary: Resection for small cell lung cancer should be offered more often, and preferably anatomical.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30780.
    PubMed    


  76. JEFFREY YANG CF
    Commentary: Is surgery better than chemoradiation for T3N1M0 non-small cell lung cancer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30805.
    PubMed    


  77. HATTORI A, Suzuki K, Takamochi K, Wakabayashi M, et al
    Prognostic impact of a ground-glass opacity component in clinical stage IA non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 6. pii: S0022-5223(20)30734.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Wedge resection for limited-stage small cell lung cancer: Not an acceptable modality for curative intent.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Apr 5. pii: S0022-5223(20)30811.
    PubMed    


  79. PASS HI
    Commentary: "Hot" gene signatures for checkpoint response prediction: A very cool idea.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1611-1612.
    PubMed    


  80. WAKEAM E, Kidane B
    Commentary: Picking the winners-Leaning into selection bias.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1594-1595.
    PubMed    


  81. BLESSING WA, Colson YL
    Commentary: The checkpoint before checkpoint inhibitors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1614-1615.
    PubMed    


  82. PATEL S, Kim AW
    Commentary: TiME may actually tell good from bad.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1613-1614.
    PubMed    


  83. PASS HI
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1609-1610.
    PubMed    


  84. WOLF AS
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1556.
    PubMed    


  85. SUBRAMANIAN MP
    Commentary: Much to do about nodules-Improving care with a multidisciplinary pulmonary nodule clinic.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1569-1570.
    PubMed    


  86. PARK CH, Lee SM, Lee JW, Hwang SH, et al
    Hook-wire localization versus lipiodol localization for patients with pulmonary lesions having ground-glass opacity.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1571-1579.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. NGUYEN DM, Villamizar N
    Commentary: Preoperative localization of "hard-to-find" pulmonary ground-glass opacity: There are more than one way to find the target.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1581-1583.
    PubMed    


  88. MADARIAGA ML, Lennes IT, Best T, Shepard JO, et al
    Multidisciplinary selection of pulmonary nodules for surgical resection: Diagnostic results and long-term outcomes.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1558-1566.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. FELMLY LM, Gibney BC
    Commentary: Biphasic malignant mesothelioma-Survival of the fittest.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1596-1597.
    PubMed    


  90. SESTI J, Paul S
    Commentary: GGOogle maps for the adult lung.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1580.
    PubMed    


  91. LOCOCO F, Torricelli F, Lang-Lazdunski L, Veronesi G, et al
    Survival results in biphasic malignant pleural mesothelioma patients: A multicentric analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:1584-1593.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  92. OPITZ I
    Commentary: Surgery expanding to stage IV non-small cell lung cancer treatment?!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 31. pii: S0022-5223(20)30731.
    PubMed    


  93. MITCHELL KG, Farooqi A, Ludmir EB, Corsini EM, et al
    Pulmonary resection is associated with long-term survival and should remain a therapeutic option in oligometastatic lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. XIE D, Deng J, Gonzalez-Rivas D, Zhu Y, et al
    Comparison of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery with thoracotomy in bronchial sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30719.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. CHAN EG, Chan PG, Mazur SN, Normolle DP, et al
    Outcomes with segmentectomy versus lobectomy in patients with clinical T1cN0M0 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30706.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  96. PATNAIK SK, Cortes EG, Kannisto ED, Punnanitinont A, et al
    Lower airway bacterial microbiome may influence recurrence after resection of early-stage non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 23. pii: S0022-5223(20)30631.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    The effect of extent of resection on outcomes in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 22. pii: S0022-5223(20)30634.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  98. CHOI JJ, Huang J
    Commentary: How much is enough? The extent of resection in small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30588.
    PubMed    


  99. PASS HI
    Commentary: Lung cancer and dysbiosis: Debugging the studies for the future.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30619.
    PubMed    


  100. ZHANG Y, Fu F, Hu H, Wang S, et al
    Gefitinib as neoadjuvant therapy for resectable stage II-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer: A phase II study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Mar 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30625.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  101. HONG TH, Kim J, Shin S, Kim HK, et al
    Clinical outcomes of microscopic residual disease after bronchial sleeve resection for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 29. pii: S0022-5223(20)30518.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. RAHOUMA M, Kamel M, Nasar A, Harrison S, et al
    Treatment of cT3N1M0/IIIA non-small cell lung cancer and the risk of underuse of surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 24. pii: S0022-5223(20)30503.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. JAKLITSCH MT, Jacobson FL
    The future of lung cancer screening with low-dose computed tomography.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(20)30199.
    PubMed    


  104. NGUYEN DM, Villamizar N
    Commentary: Lower airway microbiome and non-small cell lung cancer: The beginning of a bug story.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Feb 14. pii: S0022-5223(20)30382.
    PubMed    


  105. NELSON DB, Niu J, Mitchell KG, Antonoff MB, et al
    Perioperative outcomes among chronic opioid users who receive lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:691-702.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  106. BOTT MJ
    Commentary: Opioid dependence in the lobectomy patient: A hard pill to swallow.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:703-704.
    PubMed    


  107. BACIEWICZ FA JR
    Preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:e147-e148.
    PubMed    


  108. LINDEN PA, Perry Y, Worrell S, Wallace A, et al
    Postoperative day 1 discharge after anatomic lung resection: A Society of Thoracic Surgeons database analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020;159:667-678.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  109. ZHANG Y, Chen C, Hu J, Han Y, et al
    Early outcomes of robotic versus thoracoscopic segmentectomy for early-stage lung cancer: A multi-institutional propensity score-matched analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(20)30226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  110. WIESEL O, Burt BM
    Commentary: The A, C, G, and Ts of differentiating stage I and stage IV lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)37103.
    PubMed    


  111. LIN J
    Commentary: Through the looking glass: Is the consolidation/tumor ratio more important than size for clinical T1N0 lung cancer with a dominant ground-glass opacity?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30071.
    PubMed    


  112. ITO H, Suzuki K, Mizutani T, Aokage K, et al
    Long-term survival outcome after lobectomy in patients with clinical T1 N0 lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 11. pii: S0022-5223(20)30054.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  113. RANDHAWA SK, Puri V
    Commentary: The changing risk paradigm in lung cancer: Are we opening Pandora's box?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)43494.
    PubMed    


  114. CHIDI A, Broderick SR
    Commentary: Chemo if you can-disparities in receipt of guideline-concordant adjuvant therapy in patients with locoregional non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2020 Jan 3. pii: S0022-5223(19)43489.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  115. WU J, Bai HX, Chan L, Su C, et al
    Sublobar resection compared with stereotactic body radiation therapy and ablation for early stage non-small cell lung cancer: A National Cancer Database study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41497.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  116. YANG CJ, Berry MF
    Commentary: Resection of clinical early-stage lung cancer with unexpected nodal disease-can less really be the same?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 26. pii: S0022-5223(19)41495.
    PubMed    


  117. WHYTE RI
    Commentary: On-demand computed tomography screening for lung cancer-some surprising results.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)40870.
    PubMed    


  118. ZHENG R, Shen Q, Mardekian S, Solomides C, et al
    Molecular profiling of key driver genes improves staging accuracy in multifocal non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)39883.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  119. BOYS J, Onaitis M
    Commentary: Breaking down non-small cell lung cancer tumor microenvironment heterogeneity and predicting response to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)36852.
    PubMed    


  120. BRUNELLI A
    Commentary: Soft prognosticators following radical treatment of lung cancer: The time has come for a more integrated approach.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 14. pii: S0022-5223(19)37105.
    PubMed    


  121. LEE IH, Chen CY
    Commentary: The role of low-dose computed tomography for lung cancer screening among the nonsmoking Asian population.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)37081.
    PubMed    


  122. RHODIN KE, Rucker AJ, Ready NE, D'Amico TA, et al
    The immunotherapeutic landscape in non-small cell lung cancer and its surgical horizons.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Dec 10. pii: S0022-5223(19)32182.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  123. NWOGU CE
    Commentary: Are two local therapies better than one for early-stage small cell lung cancer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1679.
    PubMed    


  124. SIHAG S
    Commentary: Surgery for N3 disease: Next frontier or has this ship already sailed?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1695-1697.
    PubMed    


  125. YANG SC
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1675-1677.
    PubMed    


  126. HUANG J
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1691-1692.
    PubMed    


    November 2019
  127. VIEIRA A, Ugalde PA
    Commentary: Sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: Should the approach be a matter of debate?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)34024.
    PubMed    


  128. CHEN KN
    Commentary: Pay attention to low-risk populations for lung cancer, but cautiously interpret ground-glass nodules screened by low-dose computed tomography scan.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27. pii: S0022-5223(19)33476.
    PubMed    


  129. PALEIRON N, Grassin F, Lancelin C, Tromeur C, et al
    Assessment of preoperative noninvasive ventilation before lung cancer surgery: The preOVNI randomized controlled study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)33106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  130. QIU T, Zhao Y, Xuan Y, Qin Y, et al
    Robotic sleeve lobectomy for centrally located non-small cell lung cancer: A propensity score-weighted comparison with thoracoscopic and open surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 22. pii: S0022-5223(19)33072.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  131. RAZI SS, Nguyen D, Villamizar N
    Lobectomy does not confer survival advantage over segmentectomy for non-small cell lung cancer with unsuspected nodal disease.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)33080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  132. FARROW NE, An SJ, Speicher PJ, Harpole DH Jr, et al
    Disparities in guideline-concordant treatment for node-positive, non-small cell lung cancer following surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 13. pii: S0022-5223(19)32486.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  133. JANG HJ, Lee HS, Ramos D, Park IK, et al
    Transcriptome-based molecular subtyping of non-small cell lung cancer may predict response to immune checkpoint inhibitors.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)32515.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  134. PARK S, Ahn HJ, Yang M, Kim JA, et al
    The prognostic nutritional index and postoperative complications after curative lung cancer resection: A retrospective cohort study.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 6. pii: S0022-5223(19)32490.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  135. TITAN AL, He H, Lui N, Liou D, et al
    The influence of hormone replacement therapy on lung cancer incidence and mortality.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 5. pii: S0022-5223(19)32348.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  136. BRODERICK SR, Bott MJ
    Neoadjuvant immunotherapy in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1471-1474.
    PubMed    


  137. KNEUERTZ PJ, Cheufou DH, D'Souza DM, Mardanzai K, et al
    Propensity-score adjusted comparison of pathologic nodal upstaging by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and open lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1457-1466.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  138. BERRY MF
    Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1465-1466.
    PubMed    


  139. CERFOLIO RJ
    Commentary: Do we have the right combatants? Should it be minimally invasive surgery versus therapy that removes no lymph nodes?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1467-1468.
    PubMed    


  140. GONZALEZ-RIVAS D, Rami-Porta R
    Commentary: Intraoperative lymph node assessment by robotic, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and thoracotomy: None meet the international recommendations.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1469-1470.
    PubMed    


    October 2019
  141. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: The association between hormone-replacement therapy and non-small cell lung cancer in women.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32198.
    PubMed    


  142. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Lung cancer resection in the United States: Is regionalization the answer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 15. pii: S0022-5223(19)32200.
    PubMed    


  143. LIU R, Kidane B
    Commentary: Detection is only part of the equation-Does elevated risk alone warrant screening?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1255-1256.
    PubMed    



  144. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:1240-1241.
    PubMed    


    September 2019
  145. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    The influence of adjuvant therapy on survival in patients with indeterminate margins following surgery for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)32082.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  146. SEPESI B, Cascone T
    Commentary: Neoadjuvant checkpoint inhibitors in resectable non-small cell lung cancer-Ready for prime time?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32035.
    PubMed    


  147. ABBAS AE
    Commentary: Robotic anatomic lung resection: Raising the bar of our expectations in treating lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)32045.
    PubMed    


  148. SEPESI B
    Commentary: Surgery for N3 non-small cell lung cancer-utopia or future reality?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 23. pii: S0022-5223(19)31929.
    PubMed    


  149. TAYLOR M, Okereke I
    Commentary: Is radiation needed after resecting an early-stage small cell lung cancer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31888.
    PubMed    


  150. ALTORKI N, Stiles B
    Commentary: High-dose induction chemoradiation for lung cancer: The past is prologue.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 20. pii: S0022-5223(19)31873.
    PubMed    


  151. CAO C, Louie BE, Melfi F, Veronesi G, et al
    Outcomes of major complications after robotic anatomic pulmonary resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31809.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  152. RAMAN V, Jawitz OK, Yang CJ, Voigt SL, et al
    Outcomes of surgery versus chemoradiotherapy in patients with clinical or pathologic stage N3 non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31760.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  153. ENGELHARDT KE, Coughlin JM, DeCamp MM, Denlinger CE, et al
    Survival after adjuvant radiation therapy in localized small cell lung cancer treated with complete resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Sep 9. pii: S0022-5223(19)31758.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  154. BOTT MJ
    Commentary: Cell proliferation and immune evasion: A dangerous combination.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:920-921.
    PubMed    


  155. DUX J, Grosser R, Adusumilli PS
    Commentary: Return to intended radiation therapy-Criteria for resection?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:930-931.
    PubMed    


    August 2019
  156. JIANG L, Huang W, Liu J, Harris K, et al
    Endosonography with lymph node sampling for restaging the mediastinum in lung cancer: A systematic review and pooled data analysis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31649.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  157. YAMAMICHI T, Shimada Y, Masuno R, Ohira T, et al
    Association between F-18 fluorodeoxyglucose uptake of noncancerous lung area and acute exacerbation of interstitial pneumonia in patients with lung cancer after resection.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)31659.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  158. PANI E, Kennedy G, Zheng X, Ukert B, et al
    Factors associated with nodal metastasis in 2-centimeter or less non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)31643.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2019
  159. DONINGTON JS, Martin LW
    Commentary: The need to RIOT (return to intended oncologic treatment) after lung cancer surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:287-288.
    PubMed    


  160. MOLINA JC, Liberman M
    Commentary: Pulling an entire lung out of a small incision-Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgical pneumonectomy, the final frontier in minimally invasive thoracic surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;158:267-268.
    PubMed    


    May 2019
  161. LUI NS
    Commentary: Should lung cancer screening guidelines go up in smoke?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 31. pii: S0022-5223(19)31140.
    PubMed    


  162. GROTH SS, Ripley RT, Carrott P, Burt BM, et al
    Commentary: Usurping the king: A step toward planning a biological checkmate on non-small cell lung carcinoma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 30. pii: S0022-5223(19)31150.
    PubMed    


  163. KOZOWER BD
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for patients with lung cancer-We need to do better!
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31112.
    PubMed    


  164. FARJAH F, Silvestri GA, Wood DE
    Commentary: Invasive mediastinal staging for lung cancer-Quality gap, evidence gap, both?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)31113.
    PubMed    


  165. BRAVO-INIGUEZ CE, Fox SW, De Leon LE, Tarascio JN, et al
    Cumulative nonsmoking risk factors increase the probability of developing lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 18. pii: S0022-5223(19)31038.
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  166. MITCHELL KG, Parra ER, Nelson DB, Zhang J, et al
    Tumor cellular proliferation is associated with enhanced immune checkpoint expression in stage I non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)31015.
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  167. LUI NS
    Commentary: Pleomorphic carcinoma: An aggressive type of non-small cell lung cancer that should be treated like the others.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 16. pii: S0022-5223(19)31004.
    PubMed    


  168. NELSON DB, Tayob N, Nguyen QN, Erasmus J, et al
    Local failure after stereotactic body radiation therapy or wedge resection for colorectal pulmonary metastases.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 11. pii: S0022-5223(19)30972.
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  169. OSAROGIAGBON RU, Lee YS, Faris NR, Ray MA, et al
    Invasive mediastinal staging for resected non-small cell lung cancer in a population-based cohort.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 May 2. pii: S0022-5223(19)30968.
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  170. PREDINA JD, Newton AD, Corbett C, Shin M, et al
    Near-infrared intraoperative imaging for minimally invasive pulmonary metastasectomy for sarcomas.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2061-2069.
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  171. KAMEL MK, Lee B, Harrison S, Port JL, et al
    Do the surgical results in the National Lung Screening Trial reflect modern thoracic surgical practice?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:2038-2046.
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    April 2019
  172. LANUTI M
    Commentary: Cautious optimism for induction immunotherapy in resectable lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30926.
    PubMed    


  173. ALTORKI N, Lee B
    Commentary: Lobectomy or sublobar resection for early lung cancer: One small step for surgeons, one giant step for patients.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0022-5223(19)30903.
    PubMed    


  174. HENDRIKSEN BS, Hollenbeak CS, Reed MF, Taylor MD, et al
    Perioperative chemotherapy is not associated with improved survival in stage I pleomorphic lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Apr 17. pii: S0022-5223(19)30824.
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    March 2019
  175. MOORE CB, Cox ML, Mulvihill MS, Klapper J, et al
    Challenging 30-day mortality as a site-specific quality metric in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30702.
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  176. NELSON DB, Mehran RJ, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, et al
    Enhanced recovery after thoracic surgery is associated with improved adjuvant chemotherapy completion for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Mar 21. pii: S0022-5223(19)30677.
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  177. SUBRAMANIAN M, Liu J, Greenberg C, Schumacher J, et al
    Imaging Surveillance for Surgically Resected Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Is More Always Better?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1205-1217.
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  178. ODELL DD, Feinglass J, Engelhardt K, Papastefan S, et al
    Evaluation of adherence to the Commission on Cancer lung cancer quality measures.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1219-1235.
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  179. Discussion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:1231-1235.
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    February 2019
  180. STILES BM, Mao J, Harrison S, Lee B, et al
    Extent of lymphadenectomy is associated with oncological efficacy of sublobar resection for lung cancer </=2 cm.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 28. pii: S0022-5223(19)30533.
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  181. VAN BERKEL V
    Commentary: Still not enough data yet-Sublobar resection versus lobectomy for lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 19. pii: S0022-5223(19)30461.
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  182. GRAVIER FE, Bonnevie T, Boujibar F, Medrinal C, et al
    Effect of prehabilitation on ventilatory efficiency in non-small cell lung cancer patients: A cohort study.
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  183. LATIF MJ, Tan KS, Molena D, Huang J, et al
    Perioperative blood transfusion has a dose-dependent relationship with disease recurrence and survival in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Feb 12. pii: S0022-5223(19)30351.
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    January 2019
  184. SALTER KD, Burt BM
    Commentary: Postoperative blood transplantation for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jan 25. pii: S0022-5223(19)30259.
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  185. GUCKENBERGER M, Aerts JG, Van Schil P, Weder W, et al
    The American Society of Clinical Oncology-endorsed American Society for Radiation Oncology Evidence-Based Guideline of stereotactic body radiotherapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: An expert opinion.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:358-361.
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  186. GROTH SS, Ripley RT, Burt BM
    A thinner peel to peel: Pleural thickness is prognostic in mesothelioma.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:414-415.
    PubMed    


  187. SEMENKOVICH TR, Puri V
    Surgery versus stereotactic body radiation therapy: Definitive evidence is still elusive.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:374-375.
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  188. OKADA M, Miyata Y, Takamochi K, Tsutani Y, et al
    Prospective feasibility study of sealing pulmonary vessels with energy in lung surgery.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019;157:388-395.
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    December 2018
  189. SAMSON P
    It's time to check our bias: Ensuring health equity for patients with lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 27. pii: S0022-5223(18)33499.
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  190. HSIN MK, Ho JC
    It is not as bad as they say: The risks of surgery in screening-detected lung cancer are overstated.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 25. pii: S0022-5223(18)33482.
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  191. YANG CJ, Yendamuri S, Mayne NR, Battoo A, et al
    The role of thoracoscopic pneumonectomy in the management of non-small cell lung cancer: A multicenter study.
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  192. BOTT MJ, Yang SC, Park BJ, Adusumilli PS, et al
    Initial results of pulmonary resection after neoadjuvant nivolumab in patients with resectable non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 13. pii: S0022-5223(18)33277.
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  193. WOLF A, Alpert N, Tran BV, Liu B, et al
    Persistence of racial disparities in early-stage lung cancer treatment.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 11. pii: S0022-5223(18)33258.
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  194. FERRARI-LIGHT D, Cerfolio RJ
    Are we really operating on advanced stage non-small cell lung cancer?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Dec 4. pii: S0022-5223(18)33219.
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  195. OKAMURA A, Watanabe M, Hayami M, Mine S, et al
    Esophagectomy via upper partial sternotomy for esophageal cancer after previous right pneumonectomy: A case report.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:e217-e220.
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    November 2018
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    Lack of correlation between short- and long-term performance after lung cancer surgery.
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  197. NELSON DB, Tayob N, Mitchell KG, Correa AM, et al
    Surgical margins and risk of local recurrence after wedge resection of colorectal pulmonary metastases.
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  198. DAVID EA, Andersen SW, Beckett LA, Melnikow J, et al
    Survival benefits associated with surgery for advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
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  199. DONINGTON JS
    Keeping surgery relevant in oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 8. pii: S0022-5223(18)32903.
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  200. HARRISON MS, Frye CC, Puri V
    Health metrics in lung cancer care: Measure, improve, repeat.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Nov 2. pii: S0022-5223(18)32879.
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    October 2018
  201. KORST RJ, Santana-Joseph S
    Quality metrics for lung cancer care: Far from perfect, but close to reality.
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  202. SUBRAMANIAN MP, Puri V
    Surveillance and the second primary lung cancer: Enhancing our understanding beyond Martini and Melamed.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 26. pii: S0022-5223(18)32833.
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  203. FARJAH F, Kessler L
    Rightsizing lung cancer surveillance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 22. pii: S0022-5223(18)32803.
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  204. ZHANG Y, Chen H
    Neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer: Does the timing matter?
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 12. pii: S0022-5223(18)32632.
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  205. BRUNELLI A
    The timing of chemotherapy in multimodality treatment of locally advanced lung cancer: One size does not fit all.
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  206. BRANDT WS, Yan W, Zhou J, Tan KS, et al
    Outcomes after neoadjuvant or adjuvant chemotherapy for cT2-4N0-1 non-small cell lung cancer: A propensity-matched analysis.
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  207. WANG Y, Yeung JC, Hanna WC, Allison F, et al
    Metachronous or synchronous primary lung cancer in the era of computed tomography surveillance.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Oct 6. pii: S0022-5223(18)32556.
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    September 2018
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    A systematic review and meta-analysis of stereotactic body radiation therapy versus surgery for patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Sep 15. pii: S0022-5223(18)32347.
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  209. ENGELHARDT KE, Feinglass JM, DeCamp MM, Bilimoria KY, et al
    Treatment trends in early-stage lung cancer in the United States, 2004 to 2013: A time-trend analysis of the National Cancer Data Base.
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    August 2018
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    Prediction of postoperative lung function after major lung resection for lung cancer using volumetric computed tomography.
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    July 2018
  211. LIN J, Fernandez F
    Indications for invasive mediastinal staging for non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul 21. pii: S0022-5223(18)31872.
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  212. HOANG CD
    Adjuvant chemotherapy in stage I lung cancer: Is more better?
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  213. WANG S, Xu J, Wang R, Qian F, et al
    Adjuvant chemotherapy may improve prognosis after resection of stage I lung cancer with lymphovascular invasion.
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  214. UPHAM TC, Onaitis MW
    Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus robot-assisted thoracoscopic surgery versus thoracotomy for early-stage lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;156:365-368.
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    June 2018
  215. SCHRUMP DS, Hong JA
    Analysis of circulating tumor DNA: The next paradigm shift in detection and treatment of lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2632-2633.
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    May 2018
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    New era defining a novel clinical T staging in non-small cell lung cancer.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018;155:2179-2180.
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    April 2018
  217. SWANSON SJ
    Good vibrations-better care for lung cancer patients.
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  218. BRUNELLI A
    It is not just about surgery versus stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, it is about curing as many patients with lung cancer as possible.
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  219. OKIROR L, Harling L, Toufektzian L, King J, et al
    Prognostic factors including lymphovascular invasion on survival for resected non-small cell lung cancer.
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    Prognostic impact of lymphadenectomy on outcomes of sublobar resection for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer </=2 cm.
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    March 2018
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    One size does not fit all: Nuances in postoperative N2 non-small cell lung cancer management.
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    Circulating tumor DNA: A promising biomarker to guide postoperative treatment and surveillance of non-small cell lung cancer.
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  226. CAMERON RB
    Adherence to lung cancer surgical quality standards is critical for the survival of both our patients and our specialty.
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    Every breath you take: The value of the electronic nose (e-nose) technology in the early detection of lung cancer.
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    February 2018
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    Medical operability and inoperability drive survival in retrospective analyses comparing surgery and SBRT for early-stage lung cancer.
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    January 2018
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    Electric shock therapy for lung cancer: Taking palliation to the next level.
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    KEYNOTE-024: Unlocking a pathway to lung cancer cure?
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    Adjuvant chemotherapy improves survival in patients with completely resected T3N0 non-small cell lung cancer invading the chest wall.
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    November 2017
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    Resection of pleural implants in patients with lung cancer should remain the exception rather than the rule.
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    Resection of primary lung cancer with incidental pleural seeding: Seeds of change or reap what you sow?
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    October 2017
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    September 2017
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    Lung cancer screening is here to stay, but does it pay?
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    Multifocal lung cancer within ground glass lesions: Are favorable outcomes consequent to surgical resection or inherent to the disease?
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    Lung cancer randomized controlled trials should compare stereotactic body radiation therapy with observation, NOT surgery.
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    Programmed death ligand 1-associated antitumor immunity in early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: Expression of major histocompatibility complex I as a prerequisite.
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    August 2017
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    July 2017
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    What are the gaps in quality measurement for lung cancer surgery?
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    June 2017
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    Defining quality in the surgical care of lung cancer patients.
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    May 2017
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    "One-stop shop" tumor tattooing and sentinel lymph node mapping: A new paradigm for lung cancer therapy.
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    April 2017
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    One in every 14 patients with early-stage lung cancer is not being treated!
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    Protein-based prognostic biomarkers in lung cancer: Promise or pitfall?
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    Interstitial lung disease and lung cancer: Decisions, precision, and tuna fish sandwiches.
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    Incompletely resected non-small cell lung cancer: Do we know how to handle a positive margin?
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    Evidence for resection of sarcoma pulmonary metastases: More, but better?
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