Staging with PET-CT in patients with locally advanced non small cell lung cancer is superior to conventional staging methods in terms of survival.

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BACKGROUND Of patients with non small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), around one third are locally advanced at the time of diagnosis. Because only a proprotion of stage III patients can be cured by surgery, in order to improve the outcomes, sequential or concurrent chemoradiation, or concurrent chemoradiation with induction or consolidation is offered to the… (More)

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@article{Mutlu2013StagingWP, title={Staging with PET-CT in patients with locally advanced non small cell lung cancer is superior to conventional staging methods in terms of survival.}, author={Hasan Huseyin Mutlu and Abdullah Buyukcelik and Abdulsamet Erden and Tuncay Aslan and Zeki Akça and Eser Kaya and Mustafa Kibar and Ertuğrul Seyrek and Sinan Yavuz and Zuleyha Calikusu}, journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP}, year={2013}, volume={14 6}, pages={3743-6} }