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Early stage and locally advanced (non-metastatic) non-small-cell lung cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up


Crinò, L; Weder, W; van Meerbeeck, J; Felip, E (2010). Early stage and locally advanced (non-metastatic) non-small-cell lung cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Annals of Oncology, 21 (S 5):v103-v115.

Abstract

Lung cancer represents the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, accounting for ∼1.2 million deaths each year.

Improving survival in lung cancer is a major challenge for modern oncology considering that 5-year survival remains <15%, across all stages of disease and with <7% of patients alive 10 years after diagnosis.

Because of the difficulties in significantly improving survival in locally advanced and metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), diagnosis and treatment of early stages theoretically represent the most consistent possibility of modifying the outcome of NSCLC in terms of disease-free and overall survival.

Abstract

Lung cancer represents the leading cause of cancer mortality worldwide, accounting for ∼1.2 million deaths each year.

Improving survival in lung cancer is a major challenge for modern oncology considering that 5-year survival remains <15%, across all stages of disease and with <7% of patients alive 10 years after diagnosis.

Because of the difficulties in significantly improving survival in locally advanced and metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), diagnosis and treatment of early stages theoretically represent the most consistent possibility of modifying the outcome of NSCLC in terms of disease-free and overall survival.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Thoracic Surgery
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:English
Date:May 2010
Deposited On:29 Mar 2011 13:44
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:53
Publisher:Oxford University Press
ISSN:0923-7534
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/annonc/mdq207
PubMed ID:20555058

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