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Chocolate-dipped Fresh Strawberries
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I returned from the hospital late-morning on Monday, May 2, to find a tray of succulent, ripe strawberries, dipped in dark chocolate. When I inquired the source of this largesse, I was informed that it was a celebration. My very sweet patient,...
When all Else Fails, Do a History and Physical Examination
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
A few weeks ago, I was apprised of a 58-year-old gentleman with what appeared to be advanced lung cancer. He was scheduled for...
Does Anyone Deserve to get Cancer?
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
It was not long ago that cancer carried a painful stigma. Patients afflicted with this terrible disease not only suffered with...
A Tale of Two Lung Cancers - Personalized Cancer Therapy Successes
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
I was recently asked to speak at a community outreach mixer to describe our work in lung cancer. I invited two patients to join...
The Role of the Platinum Derivatives in Cancer Therapy
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
The discovery of cisplatinum and the subsequent development of its derivatives (carboplatin and oxaliplatin) represent an...
Poster from Rational Therapeutics Lung Cancer ASCO Presentation
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
As I mentioned in a previous post, I recently presented “Phase II Trial of Personalized Chemotherapy In Stage IV NSCLC:...
Stage IV NSCLC Response Rates Double – ASCO Presentation
By Robert A. Nagourney, MD
On Sunday, June 6, 2010, I presented "Phase II Trial of Personalized Chemotherapy In Stage IV NSCLC: Clinical Application of...

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