Maintenance chemotherapy in small-cell lung cancer: Long-term results of a randomized trial Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
  • Carcinoma, Small Cell
  • Lung Neoplasms

abstract

  • Prolonged chemotherapy does not offer a better chance of cure than short chemotherapy (five cycles) and does not prolong survival in patients with SCLC. Short, combination chemotherapy appears to be a reasonable choice for standard treatment of SCLC and for attempts to improve the cure rate of this disease.

publication date

  • January 1993

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1200/JCO.1993.11.7.1230

PubMed ID

  • 8391065

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1230

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 11

number

  • 7