Chapter 8. Respiratory Cancers

  1. David Machin3,4,5,
  2. Simon Day6 and
  3. Sylvan Green7
  1. Joan H. Schiller1 and
  2. Kyungmann Kim2

Published Online: 17 MAY 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch8

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition

How to Cite

Schiller, J. H. and Kim, K. (2006) Respiratory Cancers, in Textbook of Clinical Trials, Second Edition (eds D. Machin, S. Day and S. Green), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470010167.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Division of Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 16910, Singapore

  2. 4

    UK Children's Cancer Study Group, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 5

    Medical Statistics Group, School of Health and Related Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

  4. 6

    Licensing Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, Room 13–205 Market Towers, 1 Nine Elms Lane, London SW8 5NQ, UK

  5. 7

    Arizona Cancer Centre, Tucson, Arizona, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, University of Wisconsin–Madison, K6/446 Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792-4675, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAY 2007
  2. Published Print: 24 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470010143

Online ISBN: 9780470010167



  • respiratory cancers;
  • small cell lung cancer (SCLC) and non-small-cell lung cancer;
  • chemotherapy plus radiotherapy in bulky Stage IIIA and Stage IIIB disease;
  • chemotherapy plus chest irradiation;
  • respiratory cancer clinical trial methods


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Screening

  • Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

  • Small-Cell Lung Cancer

  • Clinical Trial Methods in Respiratory Cancers

  • References