Definitive radiation therapy in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Executive summary of an American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based clinical practice guideline.

@article{Rodrigues2015DefinitiveRT,
  title={Definitive radiation therapy in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: Executive summary of an American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) evidence-based clinical practice guideline.},
  author={George B. Rodrigues and Hak Choy and Jeffrey D. Bradley and Kenneth E. Rosenzweig and Jeffrey A. Bogart and Walter J. Curran and Elizabeth M. Gore and Corey J. Langer and Alexander V. Louie and Stephen Thomas Lutz and Mitchell Machtay and Varun Puri and Maria Werner-Wasik and Gregory M. M. Videtic},
  journal={Practical radiation oncology},
  year={2015},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={141-8}
}
PURPOSE To provide guidance to physicians and patients with regard to the use of definitive external beam radiation therapy (RT) in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (LA NSCLC) based on available medical evidence complemented by consensus-based expert opinion. METHODS AND MATERIALS A panel authorized by the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Board of Directors and Guidelines Subcommittee conducted 3 systematic reviews on the following topics: (1) ideal radical RT dose… CONTINUE READING

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