Type of lymph node involvement influences survival rates in T1N1M0 non-small cell lung carcinoma. Lymph node involvement by direct extension compared with lobar and hilar node metastases.

@article{Velzen1996TypeOL,
  title={Type of lymph node involvement influences survival rates in T1N1M0 non-small cell lung carcinoma. Lymph node involvement by direct extension compared with lobar and hilar node metastases.},
  author={Eva van Velzen and Repke J. Snijder and Aart Brutel de la Rivi{\`e}re and Heidi Elbers and Jules M. M. van den Bosch},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1996},
  volume={110 6},
  pages={1469-73}
}
Stage II non-small cell lung cancer represents a group of patients with varying 5-year survival rates. Of 2,009 patients, we reviewed 58 patients with pT1N1M0 disease operated on from 1977 through 1994. The N1 status was refined into lymph node involvement by direct extension and/or involvement by metastases (lobar or hilar). The cumulative 5-year survival… CONTINUE READING