Table 2

Investigations and treatment

Proportion of patients (%)
NSCLC=non-small cell lung cancer; SCLC=small cell lung cancer; NPD=no pathological diagnosis.
*This was defined as no active treatment (surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy) at any stage of the patient’s illness from diagnosis to death or last follow up.
Investigation type
Chest radiography9999100100
Chest CT scan91929178
Liver imaging57547751
Brain CT scan20193210
Bone scan36365510
PET scan2300
No treatment*28251380
Radiotherapy only3542320
Radiotherapy and chemotherapy126500
Surgery only91200
Surgery and radiotherapy7910
Chemotherapy alone62280
Surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy2210
Surgery and chemotherapy1140