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Lung Cancer Survivor Rates Higher Using Multidisciplinary Care Model

Published study of more than 4,000 patients reveals better survival compared to standard care

An investigation of short-term and long-term survival outcomes of more than 4,000 lung cancer patients reveals that patients treated under a multidisciplinary model of care have significantly higher survival rates at one, three, five, and 10 years post diagnosis compared to patients treated with a standard or traditional model of care. The study, published online in Clinical Lung Cancer, was conducted by investigators at the Lung Cancer Evaluation Center (LCEC) at Stony Brook University Cancer Center.

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