Published in Cancer Weekly, May 29th, 2006
According to recent research from the United States, "The standard treatment of stage I NSCLC is surgical resection. Some patients are poor surgical candidates due to severe comorbid medical conditions."
"Radiotherapy alone has historically been used in this patient population with limited success," explained D.E. Dupuy and colleagues, Rhode Island Hospital. "RFA is an image-guided, thermally mediated ablative technique recently applied to lung tumors. Combination therapy with both these treatments has not been...
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