Adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected non-small-cell lung cancer.

@article{Suehisa2009AdjuvantCF,
  title={Adjuvant chemotherapy for completely resected non-small-cell lung cancer.},
  author={Hiroshi Suehisa and Shinichi Toyooka},
  journal={Acta medica Okayama},
  year={2009},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={223-30}
}
For many years, surgery alone was the standard treatment for patients with stage I-IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, recent studies have demonstrated that adjuvant chemotherapy provides a survival benefit. The first adjuvant chemotherapy for NSCLC was performed in the 1960s using a key drug known as cyclophosphamide. In the 1980s and early 1990s, a new anti-cancer drug, cisplatin, was developed. The first meta-analysis of this drug was conducted by the Non-small Cell Lung Cancer… CONTINUE READING

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