Superior sulcus tumors: A mini-review

Victor C. Archie, Charles R. Thomas

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Abstract

The management and outcome for superior sulcus tumors have remained unchanged for 40 years. The rarity of these tumors has led to varying treatment techniques spanning decades, from which no solid conclusions can be drawn. Recent advances in combined-modality therapy have offered the first inkling that a paradigm shift is on the horizon. Here, we review the history and new advances in treating this challenging pulmonary neoplasm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)550-555
Number of pages6
JournalOncologist
Volume9
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 18 2004

Keywords

  • Combined-modality
  • Non-small cell lung cancer
  • Pancoast
  • Superior sulcus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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