«A novel treatment for certain late-stage lung cancers has succeeded in the first two patients to undergo the operation.»

«Using knowledge learned during the Covid pandemic, surgeons at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago successfully performed double lung transplantations in two patients with stage 4 cancer. Both patients are alive and well.»

«When the cancer spreads from one lung to the other, and doesn’t respond to standard treatments, including radiation and chemotherapy, patients are typically left with no options.»

Article written by Kaitlin Sullivan and Kate Snow



NBC News