The prognostic significance of histologic subtyping in small cell carcinoma of the lung.

@article{Choi1984ThePS,
  title={The prognostic significance of histologic subtyping in small cell carcinoma of the lung.},
  author={Hyung Min Choi and Roger W. Byhardt and Lawrence J. Clowry and Urias A. Almagro and E Remeniuk and Paul Y. Holoye and James D. Cox},
  journal={American journal of clinical oncology},
  year={1984},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={
          389-97
        }
}
Previously untreated patients with small cell carcinoma of the lung (SCCL), who were treated at the Medical College of Wisconsin with combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy, were retrospectively subtyped according to the 1981 World Health Organization Lung Cancer Classification. Of 54 evaluated patients, 27 (50%) had "oat cell" subtype, 22 (41%) "intermediate cell" variety, and five (9%) were classified as "combined" type. There was no significant difference in response to therapy or… CONTINUE READING