Small cell lung cancer: have we made any progress over the last 25 years?

@article{Lally2007SmallCL,
  title={Small cell lung cancer: have we made any progress over the last 25 years?},
  author={Brian E Lally and James J. Urbanic and Arthur William Blackstock and Antonius A. Miller and Michael C. Perry},
  journal={The oncologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 9},
  pages={1096-104}
}
Twenty-five years ago, small cell lung cancer was widely considered to be the next cancer added to the list of "curable cancers." This article attempts to summarize the progress made toward that goal since then. Clinical trials have provided landmarks in the therapy of limited-stage small cell lung cancer (LS-SCLC). These are: (a) the proof that thoracic radiation therapy adds to systemic chemotherapy, (b) the superiority of twice-daily radiation therapy over daily fractionation, and (c) the… CONTINUE READING

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