Tumor doubling time: a selection factor for pulmonary resection of metastatic melanoma.

@article{Ollila1998TumorDT,
  title={Tumor doubling time: a selection factor for pulmonary resection of metastatic melanoma.},
  author={David W. Ollila and Stacey L Stern and Donald L. Morton},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1998},
  volume={69 4},
  pages={206-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Melanoma patients have a 20-27% rate of 5-year survival after surgical resection of pulmonary metastases. We evaluated tumor doubling time (TDT) and other prognostic factors in an attempt to identify candidates for pulmonary metastasectomy. METHODS Review of our large melanoma database identified 129 patients who underwent complete or partial resection of pulmonary metastases. At least two preoperative chest roentgenograms were available for 45 patients; these images… CONTINUE READING
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