Treatment of small cell lung cancer.

@article{Morabito2004TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of small cell lung cancer.},
  author={Alessandro Morabito and Guido Carillio and G. Romano Daniele and Maria Carmela Piccirillo and Agnese Montanino and Raffaele Costanzo and Claudia Sandomenico and Pasqualina Giordano and Nicola Normanno and Francesco Perrone and Gaetano Rocco and Massimo Di Maio},
  journal={Critical reviews in oncology/hematology},
  year={2004},
  volume={91 3},
  pages={
          257-70
        }
}
Treatment of small cell lung cancer (SCLC) remains a significant challenge for the oncologists. Attempts to improve the results of first-line treatment have all failed so far and no real progress has been made in last years, emphasizing the need for novel strategies of treatment and the development of validated biomarkers. Patients with limited disease and good performance status should be considered for concomitant chemoradiotherapy, followed by prophylactic cranial irradiation. Patients with… CONTINUE READING
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