Chapter 14. Adjuvant Chemotherapy Following Surgery for Lung Cancer

  1. Jack A. Roth MD, F.A.C.S.1,
  2. James D. Cox MD2 and
  3. Waun Ki Hong MD, D.M.Sc. (Hon.)3
  1. Benjamin Besse and
  2. Thierry Le Chevalier

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch14

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

Lung Cancer, Third Edition

How to Cite

Besse, B. and Chevalier, T. L. (2008) Adjuvant Chemotherapy Following Surgery for Lung Cancer, in Lung Cancer, Third Edition (eds J. A. Roth, J. D. Cox and W. K. Hong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696330.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor and Bud Johnson Clinical Distinguished Chair, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Director, W.M. Keck Center for Innovative Cancer Therapies, Chief, Section of Thoracic Molecular Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Professor and Head, Division of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

  3. 3

    American Cancer Society Professor, Samsung Distinguished University Chair in Cancer Medicine, Professor and Head, Division of Cancer Medicine Professor, Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151122

Online ISBN: 9780470696330

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Keywords:

  • lung cancer;
  • chemotherapy;
  • clinical oncology;
  • lung trial;
  • mutation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Summary of Recent Randomized Adjuvant Platin-Based Chemotherapy Trials

  • Pooled Analysis of Recent Randomized Adjuvant Cisplatin-Based Chemotherapy Trials

  • The Known and the Unknown

  • Brief Guidelines

  • References