Gender Difference as a Prognostic Factor in Patients Undergoing Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

@article{Hanagiri2006GenderDA,
  title={Gender Difference as a Prognostic Factor in Patients Undergoing Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Takeshi Hanagiri and Kenji Sugio and Hidetaka Uramoto and Tetsuya So and Yoshinobu Ichiki and Masakazu Sugaya and Kenji Ono and Masayuki Yasuda and Tadahiro Nozoe and Kosei Yasumoto},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={2006},
  volume={37},
  pages={546-551}
}
PurposeWe studied the effects of gender difference on the incidence of lung cancer and its mortality rate, which is a subject of much discussion.MethodsWe examined gender difference in the clinical features of 491 men and 222 women who underwent resection of primary non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) between 1994 and 2004.ResultsThe histological types of cancer were adenocarcinoma in 249 (51%) of the men and 182 (82%) of the women, and squamous cell carcinoma in 182 (37%) of the men and 27 (12… CONTINUE READING
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