Lung Cancer, An Issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics


  • Mark Krasna, MD

In this issue of Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America, Guest Editor Mark Krasna and colleagues discuss a wide range of topics devoted to lung cancer.  Articles focus on pathology; updated staging systems; epidemiology of lung cancer - smoking, second hand smoke, and genetics; molecular markers for incidence, prognosis, and response to therapy; screening; diagnostic work-up; non-invasive staging techniques; surgical resection; the role of surgery following induction therapy for stage III NSCLC; the role of adjuvant chemotherapy in NSCLC (stages I-III); and much more.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2011
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-0804-8