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NSCLC Standard Therapies

Treatment Overview
Chemotherapy
Radiation
clinical research • brachytherapy • proton beam therapy • stereotactic body radiotherapy • topics & issues
Surgery

Combined Modality Therapy
chemoradiation • chemotherapy & surgery • radiation & surgery • chemotherapy, radiation & surgery

Treatment by Stage
CIS & Stage I • Stage II • Stage IIIA • Stage IIIB & Stage IV

Treatment of the Elderly NSCLC Patient
Treatment of Bronchioloalveolar Carcinoma (BAC)
Treatment of Recurrent or Refractory Disease

Topics & Issues in the Treatment of NSCLC
chemotherapy or best supportive care? • duration of chemotherapy • post-surgical (adjuvant) chemotherapy • platinum vs. nonplatinum? • duration of chemotherapy - how many drugs? • chemotherapy sequence & response • prophylactic cranial irradiation (pci) • radiation sensitizers • mediastinal lymph node dissection • surgery for advanced (unresectable) disease


 

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