[Pancoast's tumor: multi-disciplinary treatment and combined cervico-thoracic approach].

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Five patients were treated from May 1987 to April 1988 in CHUV, Lausanne, for a superior sulcus tumor (3 epidermoid, 2 undifferentiated carcinomas). Treatment consisted of preoperative radiotherapy (3000 cGy)-surgery-postoperative radiotherapy (1500-2500 cGy). Two patients died from metastases. Only one patient presented with a local recurrence. Surgical… (More)

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@article{Merlini1989PancoastsTM, title={[Pancoast's tumor: multi-disciplinary treatment and combined cervico-thoracic approach].}, author={Mariana Merlini and A. O. Narakas and J. J. Livio and Dr. K. Wellmann and Alan Schindler and Germain Chapuis}, journal={Helvetica chirurgica acta}, year={1989}, volume={55 5}, pages={727-30} }