Iodine-125 brachytherapy improved overall survival of patients with inoperable stage III/IV non-small cell lung cancer versus the conventional radiotherapy.

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This study compared the efficacy of iodine-125 seed brachytherapy versus the conventional radiotherapy in patients with non-resectable stage III/IV non-small cell lung cancer. A total of 71 patients with inoperable advanced stages of lung cancer with tumor size ranging 5-10 cm were randomly assigned into two groups: Group A received the regional iodine-125… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12032-014-0395-8

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@article{Li2015Iodine125BI, title={Iodine-125 brachytherapy improved overall survival of patients with inoperable stage III/IV non-small cell lung cancer versus the conventional radiotherapy.}, author={Wei Li and Jing Guan and Lie Yang and Xiushan Zheng and Yongkang Yu and Jianqing Jiang}, journal={Medical oncology}, year={2015}, volume={32 1}, pages={395} }