The treatment of stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer using high dose conformal radiotherapy.


PURPOSE To review our experience using conformal treatment planning and high-dose radiotherapy for Stage IIIa and IIIb nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and to identify a subset of patients best suited for this approach by analyzing multiple pretreatment patient and tumor characteristics. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between December 1987 and June 1992, 37… (More)