20. Lung Cancer

  1. Keith M. Bellizzi2 and
  2. Margot A. Gosney3
  1. Ulrich Wedding

Published Online: 2 JAN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch20

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice

How to Cite

Wedding, U. (2012) Lung Cancer, in Cancer and Aging Handbook: Research and Practice (eds K. M. Bellizzi and M. A. Gosney), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118312513.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies, The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA

  2. 3

    Clinical Health Sciences, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Internal Medicine/Palliative Care, Universitätsklinikum Jena, Erlanger Allee 101, 07747 Jena, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470874424

Online ISBN: 9781118312513

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Keywords:

  • lung cancer;
  • SEER rates and cancer site;
  • lung cancer etiology;
  • SCLC and NSCLC;
  • algorithm, for lung resections

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of Target Population

  • Epidemiology

  • Etiology

  • Histology

  • Molecular Biology

  • Classification and Staging

  • Prognosis

  • Prevention and Early Diagnosis

  • Clinical Presentation

  • Diagnostic Testing

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

  • Comorbidity

  • Treatment Options

  • Surgery

  • Radiotherapy

  • Medical Treatment

  • Molecular Defined Targets

  • Special Lung Cancer Patients

  • Conclusions And Palliative Care

  • References