The role of histology with common first-line regimens for advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a brief report of the retrospective analysis of a three-arm randomized trial.

@article{Scagliotti2009TheRO,
  title={The role of histology with common first-line regimens for advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a brief report of the retrospective analysis of a three-arm randomized trial.},
  author={Giorgio V Scagliotti and Filippo de Marinis and Massimo Rinaldi and Lucio Crin{\`o} and Cesare Gridelli and Sergio Alberto Gramitto Ricci and Yan Daniel Zhao and Astra M. Liepa and Patrick Peterson and Maurizio Tonato},
  journal={Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 12},
  pages={
          1568-71
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Although histology has not consistently been associated with treatment outcome in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, a recent phase III trial comparing pemetrexed plus cisplatin and gemcitabine plus cisplatin (GC) demonstrated better efficacy for pemetrexed plus cisplatin in nonsquamous (adenocarcinoma and large cell carcinoma) carcinoma than in squamous cell carcinoma. Herein, retrospective analysis is used to explore the potential predictive and prognostic role of non-small… CONTINUE READING

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