Pathological response to preoperative chemoradiation worsens with anemia in non-small cell lung cancer patients.

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PURPOSE Positive links between hemoglobin level and therapeutic tumor response are well documented in carcinoma of the cervix and the head and neck, but little evidence of such a link exists for lung cancer. We analyzed our series of patients treated with preoperative chemoradiation for stage IIIA non-small cell lung carcinoma. PATIENTS AND METHODS… (More)

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@article{Robnett2002PathologicalRT, title={Pathological response to preoperative chemoradiation worsens with anemia in non-small cell lung cancer patients.}, author={Theodore J Robnett and Mitchell Machtay and Stephen Hahn and Joseph B. Shrager and Joseph S. Friedberg and Larry Robert Kaiser}, journal={Cancer journal}, year={2002}, volume={8 3}, pages={263-7} }