Epidemiology of lung cancer prognosis: quantity and quality of life.

  • Ping Yang
  • Published 2009 in Methods in molecular biology


Primary lung cancer is very heterogeneous in its clinical presentation, histopathology, and treatment response; and like other diseases, the prognosis consists of two essential facets: survival and quality of life (QOL). Lung cancer survival is mostly determined by disease stage and treatment modality, and the 5-Year survival rate has been in a plateau of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-59745-416-2_24