The IASLC lung cancer staging project: Proposals for the revision of the T descriptors in the forthcoming (seventh) edition of the TNM classification for lung cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Biomedical Research
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Societies, Medical

abstract

  • Recommended changes in the T classification are to subclassify T1 into T1a and T1b, and T2 into T2a and T2b; and to reclassify T2c and additional nodule(s) in the same lobe as T3, nodule(s) in the ipsilateral nonprimary lobe as T4, and malignant pleural or pericardial effusions as M1.

publication date

  • July 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/JTO.0b013e31807a2f81

PubMed ID

  • 17607114

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 593

end page

  • 602

volume

  • 2

number

  • 7