Surgery in the management of small cell lung cancer Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

abstract

  • Because most patients with small cell cancer of the lung present with distant metastatic disease, the treatment is almost always medical therapies without surgery. However, a small number of patients present with resectable disease, and this review summarizes the available literature addressing the possible role for surgery in the treatment of these patients.

publication date

  • March 2004

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 19777704

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 159

end page

  • 62

volume

  • 2

number

  • 2