[New neoadjuvant approaches using gemcitabine in non-small-cell lung cancer].

Preoperative chemotherapy is a real challenge in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer. From the first phase II studies, we have learned that response rates to preoperative chemotherapy were high, around 70% with approximately 10% of complete responses. Although toxicity seemed acceptable, increased morbidity and mortality were observed and have to be… CONTINUE READING