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Prediction of Long-Term Survival After Lung Cancer Surgery for Elderly Patients in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database
Among patients aged 65 and older undergoing lung resection for NSCLC, long-term survival was related to cancer stage and patient age. Lobectomy patients fared better than those undergoing parenchymal-sparing resections or pneumonectomy. VATS approaches provided better long-term survival.