Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

  title={Radiotherapy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Andrew T. Turrisi},
Postoperative thoracic radiotherapy remains an unsettled issue in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Prior to the 1980s, retrospective and older prospective studies suggested an improvement in survival for some subsets of patients. However, the selection criteria both for those who were selected to receive postoperative radiotherapy and for those who were not selected, the staging techniques used to evaluate the mediastinum, and the inclusion of N1 with N2 patients, flawed… CONTINUE READING