Prognostics: Profiles of lung cancer

  title={Prognostics: Profiles of lung cancer},
  author={Ezzie Hutchinson},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cancer},
The outlook for patients presenting with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer is grim — the overall 10-year survival rate is 8–10%. Of the 25–30% who present with stage I disease, up to 50% will relapse within 5 years of surgical intervention. But now, David Beer and colleagues report in the August issue of Nature Medicine that the patients with stage I… CONTINUE READING