Underlying Problems in Surgical Treatment of cT1-2N1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Tetsuzo Tagawa, Yosuke Morodomi, Shinichiro Shimamatsu, Hirokazu Kitahara, Yoshihiko Maehara, Tatsuro Okamoto
  • The Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon, August 2015, Thieme Publishing Group
  • DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1558648

Perspectives

Dr Tatsuro Okamoto (Author)
Kyushu Daigaku

Preoperative induction treatment for early-stage NSCLC is considered to be a promising tool for improving the rate of cure for patients with stage II-N1 NSCLC. A major problem for treatment planning in patients with cN1 disease is that obtaining an accurate diagnosis of N1 disease before surgery is difficult. The aim of this retrospective study was to aid in the search for better treatment strategies for patients with N1 disease.

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