Surgery and Chemotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer in Stages I–II with or without Radiotherapy

@article{Bischof2007SurgeryAC,
  title={Surgery and Chemotherapy for Small Cell Lung Cancer in Stages I–II with or without Radiotherapy},
  author={Marc Bischof and J{\"u}rgen Debus and Klaus K. Herfarth and Thomas Muley and Jutta Kappes and Konstantina Storz and Hans Hoffmann},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2007},
  volume={183},
  pages={679-684}
}
To analyze the effectiveness of surgery and chemotherapy with or without radiotherapy in the management of limited small cell lung cancer (LSCLC) in stages I and II. 39 patients (median age 62 years) with LSCLC in stages pT1 or pT2 and pN0 or pN1 (stages IA–IIB) who had a tumor resection and systematic lymph node dissection were reviewed retrospectively. The median follow-up period was 29 months. 35 patients (90%) received a median of four cycles of a platinum-containing chemotherapy… CONTINUE READING