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Multidisciplinary Treatment for Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Does Institution Type Matter?

Monday, November 16, 2015

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Source Name: Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Pamela Samson, Aalok Patel, Traves D. Crabtree, Daniel Morgensztern, Cliff G. Robinson, Graham A. Colditz, Saiama Waqar, Daniel Kreisel, A. Sasha Krupnick, G. Alexander Patterson, Stephen Broderick, Bryan F. Meyers, Varun Puri

The relationship to institution type and survival after multimodality therapy for IIIA NSCLC was investigated using the NCDB (National Cancer Database).  Academic medical centers had a higher incidence of induction therapy, lower postoperative mortality, and improved overall survival. 

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