Items Tagged ‘Lung Cancer’

March 2nd, 2012

Some Lung Cancer Patients Receive Potentially Unhelpful Treatment

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Among older patients who undergo surgery for locally advanced, non-small-cell lung cancer, many receive postoperative radiation therapy. The radiation therapy, however, may not improve treatment outcomes. These results were published in Cancer. Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in theUnited States. Non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) accounts for approximately 85% of all […]

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Tags: Lung Cancer, Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell, News, Stages I-IIIA Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell