Margin and local recurrence after sublobar resection of non-small cell lung cancer

Amgad El-Sherif, Hiran C. Fernando, Ricardo Santos, Brian Pettiford, James D. Luketich, John M. Close, Rodney J. Landreneau

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Abstract

Background: Local recurrence is a major concern after sublobar resection (SR) of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). We postulate that a large proportion of local recurrence is related to inadequate resection margins. This report analyzes local recurrence after SR of stage I NSCLC. Stratification based on distance of the tumor (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2400-2405
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Surgical Oncology
Volume14
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2007
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Sublobar resection
  • Surgery
  • Tumor recurrence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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