Randomized Controlled Trial of Resection Versus Radiotherapy After Induction Chemotherapy in Stage IIIA-N 2 Non – Small-Cell Lung Cancer

@inproceedings{Meerbeeck2007RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized Controlled Trial of Resection Versus Radiotherapy After Induction Chemotherapy in Stage IIIA-N 2 Non – Small-Cell Lung Cancer},
  author={Jan P. van Meerbeeck and Gunda Kramer and Paul Emile Van Schil and Catherine Legrand and Egbert Frederik Smit and F. M. N. H. Schramel and Vivianne Christine Gerarda Tjan-Heijnen and Bonne Biesma and Channa Debruyne and Nico van Zandwijk and Ted A. W. Splinter and Guiseppe Giaccone},
  year={2007}
}
442 Articles | JNCI Vol. 99, Issue 6 | March 21, 2007 An estimated 1.2 million new cases of lung cancer occur yearly worldwide, resulting in annual fatalities of 183 000 in Europe and 160 000 in the United States ( 1 ). Eighty percent of all lung cancers are non – small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and approximately 15% of patients with NSCLC are diagnosed with stage IIIA-N2 disease ( 2 ). This subgroup is heterogeneous, with lymph nodes that are only microscopically invaded to those that are… CONTINUE READING

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