Evaluation of a treatment strategy for optimising preoperative chemoradiotherapy in stage III non-small-cell lung cancer.

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OBJECTIVE Concurrent chemoradiotherapy is standard of care in stage III non-small-cell lung cancer, although surgery may be beneficial in selected patients in whom induction therapy has achieved 'down-staging' of mediastinal nodal disease. Previous studies incorporated treatment 'splits' for re-evaluation, and such gaps lead to poorer survival in patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejcts.2009.05.025

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