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Indian J Med Paediatr Oncol. 2013 Apr;34(2):121-5. doi: 10.4103/0971-5851.116207.

Stage IV lung cancer: Is cure possible?

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  • 1Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Abstract

Reporting a case, 53 years old male with stage IV Nonsamall cell lung cancer in view of cytologically proven malignant pleural effusion. Usually the management of stage IV lung cancer is with palliative intent where the patient receives palliative chemotherapy along with palliative radiotherapy and surgery if required. Most of the data on curative management of oligometastatic non-small cell lung cancer includes patient with adrenal metastasis and some reports with brain metastasis. There is scarce literature on the surgical management of stage IV lung cancer with pleural effusion.

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Chemotherapy; cure; lung cancer; stage IV

PMID:
24049303
PMCID:
PMC3764732
DOI:
10.4103/0971-5851.116207
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