Assessment of the role of surgery for stage III bronchogenic carcinoma.

@article{Hara1984AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the role of surgery for stage III bronchogenic carcinoma.},
  author={Nobuyuki Hara and Mitsunori Ohta and Koji Tanaka and Yukito Ichinose and S Noge and Kohji Miyazaki and Takashi Ishimatsu},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1984},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={153-8}
}
In order to assess the role of surgery for stage III bronchogenic carcinoma, we reviewed our results of 282 patients who were treated with surgical resection or various other therapy modalities. The survival in patients who underwent surgical resection was significantly better than those with nonresectable carcinoma. However, superior survival results were demonstrated only in patients with complete resection. In contrast, the survival in patients with palliative resection was similar to that… CONTINUE READING