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Factors Leading To A Recommendation on Post-Operative Chemotherapy for Early Stage Lung Cancer: Case In Point video

February 15th, 2013 - by Dr. Jack West

http://expertblog.lungevity.org/2013/02 ... isk-tumor/

I wanted to start a new video series that will provide illustrative cases from my clinic that introduce broader teaching points. This first video covers the decision-making process that led me to recommend post-operative (adjuvant) chemotherapy for a patient who had a 3.5 cm lung adenocarcinoma resected, and who had no lymph node involvement. We typically recommend chemo only for larger node-negative lung cancers, but her particular cancer had some other features that made me concerned enough about her risk of recurrence to favor at least a good consideration of chemotherapy. Here’s my discussion of some of the variables that are relevant in this setting.

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