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Lung cancer • 6: The case for limited surgical resection in non-small cell lung cancer
  1. D J Sugarbaker
  1. Richard E Wilson Professor of Surgical Oncology, Harvard Medical School, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Phillip E Lowe Senior Surgeon, Surgical Services, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA, USA
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr D J Sugarbaker, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA;


The choice between conservative resection or standard anatomical resection for stage I NSCLC depends on the size and biology of the tumour and the age and state of health of the patient.

  • lung cancer
  • surgical resection
  • non-small cell lung cancer
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