Predictors of survival and disease-free survival in patients with resected N1 non-small cell lung cancer.

@article{Cerfolio2007PredictorsOS,
  title={Predictors of survival and disease-free survival in patients with resected N1 non-small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Robert James Cerfolio and Ayesha S. Bryant},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={182-8; discussion 189-90}
}
BACKGROUND Factors that predict poor survival or increased risk of recurrence for patients with N1 disease may be dependent on tumor characteristics. METHODS This study was a retrospective review of a prospective database of consecutive patients who had clinical or pathologic N1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who underwent preoperative 2-[18F] fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET) scans and complete resection with thoracic lymphadenectomy. RESULTS There were… CONTINUE READING

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