Chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy with chest radiation therapy in limited stage small cell lung cancer. A prospective, randomized trial.

@article{Bunn1987ChemotherapyAO,
  title={Chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy with chest radiation therapy in limited stage small cell lung cancer. A prospective, randomized trial.},
  author={Paul A. Bunn and Allen S. Lichter and Robert W. Makuch and Mardge H. Cohen and S R Veach and Michael J. Matthews and Alfred J. Anderson and Marcia Edison and Eli J. Glatstein and John D. Minna},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={106 5},
  pages={
          655-62
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of concurrent chest radiation therapy on response rate, recurrence, and treatment toxicity among patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer who are receiving combination chemotherapy. DESIGN Randomized trial with a median follow-up of 57 months. SETTING A single government institution--the National Cancer Institute. PATIENTS Consecutive sample of 96 patients with histologically confirmed small cell lung cancer that was confined to the… CONTINUE READING

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