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Aggressive Radiotherapy, Surgery Doubles Overall Survival in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With Limited Mets

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Source Name: MedPage Today


Ian Ingram

Forty-nine patients with limited metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (three or fewer metastatic sites) who did not progress on initial systemic therapy were randomized to surgery or RT vs standard maintenance therapy.  Overall survival for the intervention group was 41.2 mos vs 17.0 mos in those getting maintenance therapy (p=0.017). 

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