Early-stage lung cancer treatments evaluated in patients with breathing problems

The Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital is seeking patients for a clinical study to determine the best treatment for patients with early-stage lung cancer who also have breathing problems. The study focuses on patients with the most common type of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer.

Washington University surgeons successfully use artificial lung in toddler

Washington University physicians and surgeons at St. Louis Children’s Hospital , including Avihu Gazit, MD, collaborated to make several strategic and innovative decisions that led to the first successful use of an artificial lung in a toddler. The treatment is published in The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.