CHEST Thoracic Oncology

Thoracic Oncology

Thoracic Oncology

Last Updated: May 2021

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CHEST Journal Highlights

Shades of Gray: Subsolid Nodule Considerations and Management

This review article compares and contrasts practice guidelines for subsolid nodule management.

Sex and Survival After Surgery for Lung Cancer: A Swedish Nationwide Cohort

Do women who undergo pulmonary resections for lung cancer have a better prognosis than men?

Is Biopsy of Contralateral Hilar N3 Lymph Nodes With Negative PET-CT Scan Findings Necessary When Performing EBUS Staging?

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Health Disparities in Lung Cancer Screening

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Factors influencing health disparities in vulnerable populations are often interrelated. What can we do?

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Thoracic Oncology Guidelines & Consensus Statements

Get evidence-based information for enhancing patient care with CHEST’s guidelines and consensus statements.

Screening for Lung Cancer

Evaluation and Management for High-Risk Patients With Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer


Patient Information

The CHEST Foundation’s lung cancer resources empower patients to engage in better management of their health.

Lung Cancer Information for Patients »

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Written and peer reviewed by renowned experts in the critical care, pulmonary, and sleep medicine fields, the online CHEST SEEK Library and print publications include case-based questions and detailed rationales to stimulate and challenge your clinical thought processes; help you prepare for certification or recertification exams; and allow you to obtain CME credit, MOC points, and CE hours.

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Game of Nodules

Bring your sword of knowledge to the fight in the interactive Game of Nodules, where you will face multiple levels of challenging questions on the management of patients diagnosed with lung nodules. Be quick and accurate in your answer selections, as the player with the highest score attained in the least amount of time will claim the throne!

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Thoracic Oncology News From CHEST Physician

Max Wayne, MD 
Jose Cardenas-Garcia, MD 

Impact of COVID-19 on lung cancer screening

By: Max Wayne, MD, and Jose Cardenas-Garcia, MD
Thoracic Oncology NetWork
Drs. Wayne and Cardenas-Garcia discuss delays in lung cancer screening and diagnosis during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New data dim hopes for ‘triumph of drug discovery’

Early results with the experimental KRAS inhibitors sotorasib and adagrasib were deemed promising, but new data have splashed cold water on that enthusiasm.

Presurgical nivo/chemo boosts pCR rates in NSCLC

Adding the immune checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab to platinum-doublet chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant setting boosts the success rate.


Key Opinion Leader Interview

Pulmonary Complications of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

In this video from CHEST’s Thoracic Oncology NetWork, Munish Luthra, MD, FCCP; Jarushka Naidoo, MBBCh; and Karthik Suresh, MD, discuss the pulmonary complications of immune checkpoint inhibitors.

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