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Gov. Surgery as a Cancer Therapy Surgery has been called “the mainstay of therapy for malignant neoplasia” and “the most effective curative and palliative treatment for most solid tumors” (47). Its first uses actually predate recorded history. Yet it is only within the last century or so that surgery has become a respected profession. According to a standard textbook, “Throughout most of recorded history, surgeons have been the objects of societal opprobrium because of the unspeakable perioperative suffering endured by their patients” (49).
No standard of care has yet been established for stage III NSCLC. About 30 000 patients are diagnosed each year in the US with stage III NSCLC. The overall situation with stage III lung cancer is not encouraging: the overall, five-year survival rates range from 0–30 % (depending on the series and the extent of disease). ” The full armamentarium of conventional treatment, namely, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery, or combinations of these modalities, are used against this stage of NSCLC.
6 %) (41). Y. , writing in the sixth edition (2001) of the De Vita textbook, cite “the poor design or execution of many of the randomized trials” in this area (71). It consequently ignores most of these studies and focuses on two studies performed by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB), a large network of university medical centers and physicians, that sponsors clinical trials (32). 7 months vs. 6 months for radiation alone. Their two-year survival was double (26 % vs. 13 %) and their five-year survival was 17 % vs.