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First Robotic Chest Lobectomy in Greece Successfully Performed on 80-Year-Old Cancer Patient

The first robotic chest lobectomy was performed successfully on an 80-year-old patient who suffered from lung cancer at the Inter-Balkan Medical Center of Thessaloniki last week. The surgery was performed using the “da Vinci Si HD” system, without an open...

Greek Scientist in London Says Economic Crisis Linked to Less Lung Cancer

A joint British-Greek study by the Imperial College of London (ICL), published in the "European Respiratory Journal,"  studied respiratory-related deaths in Greece during the years of the economic crisis and found that there had been a decline. The scientists studied...

Record of Cancer Cases in Greece

Greece has a sad record of the biggest rate of lung cancer cases among the male population in Europe. However, this comes as no surprise since according to recent research, 63% of Greek adults smoke. Greece is one of the...

Lung Cancer Becomes an Epidemic in Greece

In spite of stricter laws banning smoking in public places, including cafes, bars and nightclubs, that have been enforced since 2010, deaths due to lung cancer in Greece show no sign of abating, and actually rose in 2011, scientists...