Resected pN1 non-small cell lung cancer: recurrence patterns and nodal risk factors may suggest selection criteria for post-operative radiotherapy

@article{Borghetti2016ResectedPN,
  title={Resected pN1 non-small cell lung cancer: recurrence patterns and nodal risk factors may suggest selection criteria for post-operative radiotherapy},
  author={Paolo Borghetti and Fernando Barbera and Marco Lorenzo Bon{\`u} and Francesca Trevisan and Stefano Ciccarelli and Paola Vitali and Marta Maddalo and L. V. Triggiani and Nadia Pasinetti and Sara Pedretti and Bartolomea Bonetti and Gianluca Pariscenti and Andrea Tironi and Alberto Caprioli and Michela Buglione and Stefano M. Magrini},
  journal={La radiologia medica},
  year={2016},
  volume={121},
  pages={696-703}
}
To describe the pattern of recurrence in resected pN1 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and to identify factors predicting an increased risk of locoregional recurrence (LR) or distant metastasis (DM) to define a selected population who may benefit from postoperative radiotherapy (PORT). 285 patients with resected pN1 NSCLC were identified. Patients with positive surgical margins, undergoing neoadjuvant treatment or PORT, were excluded. LR was defined as first event of recurrence at the… CONTINUE READING
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