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Lung Cancer treatment details. Radiation. Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Survival: ?
Toxicity Grade: 4
Treatments: Radiation
Country: Netherlands
City/State/Province: Amsterdam
Hospital: Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital
Journal: Link
Date: 2/2003

Patients: This Phase I/II trial involved 55 patients with non-small cell lung cancer. (Tumor stage was I/II in 26 patients, IIIA in 18 patients, and IIIB in 11 patients).

Treatment: The treatment consisted of three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy.

Toxicity: Toxicities included radiation pneumonitis (grade 2-4), dysphagia, esophageal complications, and skin toxicity. One patient died of a fatal hemorrhage and late radiotherapy toxicity could not be excluded as a cause.

Results: Patients had their tumors return or grow in an average of 6 months. Overall survival was not discussed.

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