What is an effective combination therapy for the treatment of stage III non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)?

Updated: Jun 05, 2020
  • Author: Winston W Tan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Nagla Abdel Karim, MD, PhD  more...
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In a phase III study of 610 patients, treatment with a combination of cisplatin, etoposide, and radiation conferred significant overall survival. These researchers concluded that this regimen should be the standard in patients with stage III lung cancer. [137]


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