Treatment of Early Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Getting the Diagnosis Right

Jeffrey Thiboutot, MD, MHS


August 05, 2022

Jeffrey Thiboutot, MD, MHS, narrates the case of a patient who, in the interest of maintaining a specific quality of life, resisted a precipitate move to cancer treatment before arriving at a definite diagnosis.

This hesitation prompted an innovative route toward evaluation of the condition in question. The use of robotic bronchoscopy resulted in a noncancer diagnosis, which allowed the patient to forgo the limiting consequences that frequently attend cancer treatment.


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