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Evolution in surgical approach and techniques for lung cancer
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  1. Calvin S H Ng1,
  2. Kelvin K W Lau1,
  3. Diego Gonzalez-Rivas2,
  4. Gaetano Rocco3
  1. 1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, Hong Kong
  2. 2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Coruna University Hospital, Coruna, Spain
  3. 3 National Cancer Institute, Naples, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Dr Calvin S H Ng, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong SAR, China; calvinng{at}surgery.cuhk.edu.hk

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