Lung Cancer in the Elderly

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPrescribing for Elderly Patients
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
Pages237-247
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9780470024287
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Apr 2009

Keywords

  • 1st line therapy for advanced disease - combination therapy
  • Chemotherapeutic agents
  • Chemotherapy for combined therapy for stage 3A and 3B disease
  • ECOg performance status
  • Lung cancer in elderly
  • Non cytotoxic agents - EGFR inhibitors
  • Surgical resection as primary treatment for stage 1 carcinoma
  • Treatment protocols for NSCLC
  • Vinca alkaloids (vincristine, vindesine, vinblastine, vinorelbine)

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Bowden, J. (2009). Lung Cancer in the Elderly. In Prescribing for Elderly Patients (pp. 237-247). John Wiley & Sons Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470017975.ch22