Predictors of death, local recurrence, and distant metastasis in completely resected pathological stage-I non-small-cell lung cancer.

@article{Hung2012PredictorsOD,
  title={Predictors of death, local recurrence, and distant metastasis in completely resected pathological stage-I non-small-cell lung cancer.},
  author={Jung-Jyh Hung and W H Jeng and W. -H. Hsu and T Y Chou and Biing-Shiun Huang and Yu-Chung Wu},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={7 7},
  pages={1115-23}
}
OBJECTIVE This study investigated the factors predicting recurrence and death in patients with resected stage-I non-small-cell lung cancers according to the 7th edition of tumor, node, metastasis (TNM) classification for lung cancer. METHODS All patients undergoing surgical resection for pathological stage-I non-small-cell lung cancers at Taipei Veterans General Hospital between 1980 and 2000 were retrospectively reviewed. Those undergoing sublobar resection were excluded. The factors… CONTINUE READING