Pack-years of cigarette smoking as a prognostic factor in patients with stage IIIB/ IV nonsmall cell lung cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Smoking

abstract

  • More cigarette smoking, measured in pack-years, was associated with decreased survival after a diagnosis of stage IIIB/IV NSCLC. Trials assessing survival in patients with stage IIIB/IV NSCLC should report a detailed cigarette smoking history for all patients.

publication date

  • February 2010

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC2815173

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.24813

PubMed ID

  • 20029977

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 670

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 116

number

  • 3