Mayo Clinic Chest Surgeons Propose New Patient-Centered Measures For Indicating Quality Of Lung Surgery

Tue, 06 Feb 2007 02:00 PM EST

... In an era when lung cancer remains the most lethal cancer, accounting for more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined -- and surgery, when possible, is the most effective treatment -- Mayo Clinic surgeons have proposed a system of lung surgery quality indicators for surgeons and the public as a method to demonstrate best practices for obtaining positive patient outcomes. [click link for full article] ...