Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Early-stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: CEPO Review and Recommendations.

@article{Boily2015StereotacticAR,
  title={Stereotactic Ablative Radiation Therapy for the Treatment of Early-stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer: CEPO Review and Recommendations.},
  author={Gino Boily and Edith J Filion and George Rakovich and Neil Kopek and Lise Tremblay and Beno{\^i}t Samson and St{\'e}phanie Goulet and Isabelle Roy},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={872-82}
}
BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer-related mortality in Canada. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice for patients with stage I non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). However, 20% to 30% of them are deemed medically inoperable and may be offered radiation therapy. Standard external-beam radiation therapy (EBRT) is associated with high rates of local recurrence and poor long-term survival. Stereotactic ablative radiation therapy (SABR… CONTINUE READING
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