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Gilberto de Lima Lopes, Jr, MD, MBA, on Lung Cancer Management: Expert Update

IASLC 2023 WCLC

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Gilberto de Lima Lopes, Jr, MD, MBA, of the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, comments on four presentations from the 2023 World Conference on Lung Cancer for which he served as discussant: the global landscape of three types of lung cancer (squamous cell, adenocarcinoma, and small cell); findings from the Australian Registry and Biobank of Thoracic Cancers; the Registry of Genetic Alterations of Taiwan by comprehensive next-generation sequencing; and treatment decisions in octogenarians with non-small cell lung cancer.



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