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Chest. 2013 May;143(5 Suppl):e191S-e210S. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-2354.

The stage classification of lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

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1
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. Electronic address: frank.detterbeck@yale.edu.
2
Department of Pulmonary Diseases, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
3
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT.

Abstract

The current Lung Cancer Stage Classification system is the seventh edition, which took effect in January 2010. This article reviews the definitions for the TNM descriptors and the stage grouping in this system.

PMID:
23649438
DOI:
10.1378/chest.12-2354
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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