Management of elderly patients with NSCLC; updated expert's opinion paper: EORTC Elderly Task Force, Lung Cancer Group and International Society for Geriatric Oncology.

@article{Pallis2014ManagementOE,
  title={Management of elderly patients with NSCLC; updated expert's opinion paper: EORTC Elderly Task Force, Lung Cancer Group and International Society for Geriatric Oncology.},
  author={Athanasios G. Pallis and Cesare Gridelli and Ulrich. Wedding and Corinne Faivre-Finn and Giulia Veronesi and Michael Thomas Jaklitsch and Antonio Luciani and Mary E R O'Brien},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 7},
  pages={
          1270-83
        }
}
Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is a very common disease in the elderly population and its incidence in this particular population is expected to increase further, because of the ageing of the Western population. Despite this, limited data are available for the treatment of these patients and, therefore, the development of evidence-based treatment recommendations is challenging. In 2010, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) took an initiative in collaboration… CONTINUE READING

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