Chemotherapy alone or chemotherapy with chest radiation therapy in limited stage small cell lung cancer. A prospective, randomized trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Small Cell
  • Lung Neoplasms

abstract

  • A regimen of combined chemotherapy and chest radiation therapy given concurrently is superior to chemotherapy given alone in inducing remission and prolonging survival in patients with limited stage small cell lung cancer, and the benefit of combined therapy is reduced by its greater toxicity.

publication date

  • July 2, 1987

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 3032033

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 655

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 106

number

  • 5