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Thorax 58:771 doi:10.1136/thorax.58.9.771
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Radiofrequency ablation of lung cancer

  1. P Bhatia
  1. Specialist Registrar, Respiratory/GIM, Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, UK, Naviapo@aol.com

    Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer related death in the USA. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Many patients have poor pulmonary function or other medical co-morbidities and are not suitable for resection. Such patients are offered alternative treatments such as radiotherapy and chemotherapy, …