TITLE

When in doubt should we cut it out? The role of surgery in non-small cell lung cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Holty, J.-E. C.; Gould, M. K.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Jul2006, Vol. 61 Issue 7, p554
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author mentions several studies on the use of surgical resection and poses the question if surgery indeed is effective in patients with resectable non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The article analyzes the benefits of surgical resection of lung cancer based on post-operative quality of life and randomized controlled trials with scant evidence or studies.
ACCESSION #
21715215

 

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