The elderly patient with surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer--a distinct situation?

@article{Sterlacci2012TheEP,
  title={The elderly patient with surgically resected non-small cell lung cancer--a distinct situation?},
  author={William Sterlacci and Richard Stockinger and Thomas Schmid and Johannes Bodner and Wolfgang Hilbe and Christian Waldthaler and Wilhelm Oberaigner and Alexandar Tzankov and Michael Fiegl},
  journal={Experimental gerontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={237-42}
}
The worldwide population shift towards older ages will inevitably lead to more elderly patients being diagnosed with cancer. Lung cancer is the number one cause for cancer mortality and surgical resection is the treatment of choice whenever possible. This study investigates whether elderly patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are characterized… CONTINUE READING