Thoracoscopic lobectomy as salvage surgery for local recurrence of non-small cell lung cancer after carbon ion radiotherapy in an initially operable patient.


Carbon ion radiotherapy (CIRT) for patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has recently provided favorable local control with very few toxic reactions. Because CIRT for NSCLC has been mostly performed for elderly or inoperable patients, salvage surgery for NSCLC after CIRT has rarely been reported. We describe a case of complete… (More)
DOI: 10.5761/

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