What is it about?
Locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer comprises TNM stage IIIA-C. Accordingly these heterogeneous subtypes have different prognosis and require different interdisciplinary multimodality approaches. Immune-checkpoint inhibition after chemoradiotherapy is standard and part of multimodal trials with surgery. Exact staging, genetics, immunology and functional testing are important.
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Why is it important?
Locally advance non-smal cell lung cancer is a heterogenous disease stage. Prognosis depends on the optimal interdisciplinary multimodality management.
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This page is a summary of: New developments in locally advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer, European Respiratory Review, May 2021, European Respiratory Society (ERS),
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