Induction chemotherapy with cisplatin, vinorelbine, and mitomycin-C followed by surgery for patients with pathologic N2 non-small-cell lung cancer.

PURPOSE The treatment strategy for patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) involving ipsilateral mediastinal lymph nodes is still controversial. We performed a phase II feasibility study of induction chemotherapy followed by surgery for patients with pathologic N2 NSCLC. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with mediastinoscopy- positive stage IIIA N2… (More)