Chemotherapy significantly increases the risk of radiation pneumonitis in radiation therapy of advanced lung cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Radiotherapy, Conformal

abstract

  • The incidence of RP in patients receiving external-beam RT is significantly increased with addition of chemotherapy and 61 to 70 year age group.

publication date

  • April 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/COC.0b013e3181d6b40f

PubMed ID

  • 20498591

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 160

end page

  • 4

volume

  • 34

number

  • 2