Superior sulcus tumors: A mini-review

Victor C. Archie, Charles R. Thomas

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

23 Scopus citations


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
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes


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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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