Article Abstract

Aiming for evidence-based best practices in thoracic surgery—leadership in surgery

Authors: Patrick James Villeneuve, Sebastien Gilbert

Abstract

Lung cancer remains a compelling cancer problem worldwide—according to data from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, over 2 million new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed worldwide in 2018. More sobering are the 1.7 million deaths anticipated this year as a result of lung cancer.