Salvage surgery for a super-responder by gefitinib therapy for advanced lung cancer.

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Salvage surgery after gefitinib therapy in a 66-year-old female with cT4N1M1a lung adenocarcinoma in the right middle lobe, which had gene mutation of epidermal growth factor receptor, is presented. The patient had bulky hilar lymph nodes, pleural dissemination, and pulmonary metastases in the ipsilateral lobes. After 3 courses of chemotherapy, the patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11748-012-0087-2

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@article{Hashimoto2012SalvageSF, title={Salvage surgery for a super-responder by gefitinib therapy for advanced lung cancer.}, author={Kohei Hashimoto and Hirohisa Horinouchi and Takashi Ohtsuka and Mitsutomo Kohno and Yotaro Izumi and Yuichiro Hayashi and Hiroaki Nomori}, journal={General thoracic and cardiovascular surgery}, year={2012}, volume={60 12}, pages={851-4} }