Surgical treatment for higher stage non-small cell lung cancer.

@article{Raemdonck1992SurgicalTF,
  title={Surgical treatment for higher stage non-small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Dirk E Van Raemdonck and Avi Schneider and Robert J. Ginsberg},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={999-1013}
}
Locally advanced lung cancer (stage IIIa, IIIb) in which the primary tumor is proximal (T3) or has invaded adjacent structures (T3) or organs (T4) or in which mediastinal lymph nodes are involved (N2, N3) worsens the prognosis significantly. However, in stage IIIa (T3 or N2), when surgical treatment results in total removal of the primary tumor and involved… CONTINUE READING