Metastatic index of non-small-cell lung cancer and long-term survival.

  title={Metastatic index of non-small-cell lung cancer and long-term survival.},
  author={Michael P Poullis and Michael J Shackcloth and Richard D Page and Julius Asanti-Siaw and Steven M. Woolley and Neeraj Kumar Mediratta},
  journal={Asian cardiovascular & thoracic annals},
  volume={23 2},
AIM We aimed to determine whether metastatic index is a factor determining long-term survival in patients undergoing curative resection for non-small-cell lung cancer. METHODS There were 2695 consecutive pulmonary resections performed between October 2001 and September 2011 in our institution; 1795 were potentially curative resections for non-small-cell… CONTINUE READING