Maintenance chemotherapy in small-cell lung cancer: Long-term results of a randomized trial
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Carcinoma, Small Cell
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.