Special treatment issues in non-small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

@article{Kozower2013SpecialTI,
  title={Special treatment issues in non-small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.},
  author={Benjamin D. Kozower and James M. Larner and Frank C. Detterbeck and David R. Jones},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2013},
  volume={143 5 Suppl},
  pages={e369S-e399S}
}
BACKGROUND This guideline updates the second edition and addresses patients with particular forms of non-small cell lung cancer that require special considerations, including Pancoast tumors, T4 N0,1 M0 tumors, additional nodules in the same lobe (T3), ipsilateral different lobe (T4) or contralateral lung (M1a), synchronous and metachronous second primary lung cancers, solitary brain and adrenal metastases, and chest wall involvement. METHODS The nature of these special clinical cases is such… CONTINUE READING