The International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Staging Project: prognostic factors and pathologic TNM stage in surgically managed non-small cell lung cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, Volume 4, Issue 7, p.792-801 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, ADENOCARCINOMA, Age Factors, Aged, Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung, Carcinoma, Squamous Cell, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Humans, International Cooperation, Lung Neoplasms, Lymphatic Metastasis, Male, Middle Aged, Neoplasm Staging, Proportional Hazards Models, Public Health Sciences Division, Registries, Sex Factors, Survival Analysis

Abstract:

To assess the impact of cell type, age, and gender in addition to pathologic tumor, node, metastasis (TNM) stage in surgically managed stage I-IIIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cases from the international staging database of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.