Risk factors for recurrence after complete resection of pathological stage N2 non-small cell lung cancer

@inproceedings{Qiang2015RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for recurrence after complete resection of pathological stage N2 non-small cell lung cancer},
  author={Guangliang Qiang and Chaoyang Liang and Qiduo Yu and Fei Xiao and Zhiyi Song and Yanchu Tian and Bin Shi and Deruo Liu and Yongqing Guo},
  booktitle={Thoracic cancer},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Tumor recurrence is the most common cause of treatment failure, especially after complete resection of pathological stage N2 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In this study, we investigated the clinicopathological characteristics in order to identify independent risk factors for postoperative recurrence. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2013, 96 patients who underwent surgical resection for pathological N2 NSCLC were retrospectively reviewed. Recurrence-free survival… CONTINUE READING

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