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Complete remissions in non small cell lung cancer

Abstract

We studied 241 patients with non small cell bronchogenic cancer who were treated with cisplatin and etoposide or cisplatin, etoposide and vindesine. There were 11 (4.5%) complete responders in these series most of whom had a prolonged survival.

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Correspondence to J. Klastersky.

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Klastersky, J., Sculier, J.P. & Mommen, P. Complete remissions in non small cell lung cancer. Med. Oncol. & Tumor Pharmacother. 2, 11–15 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02934775

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Key words

  • Complete remission
  • Lung cancer
  • Non small cell carcinoma