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J Korean Soc Ther Radiol > Volume 8(2); 1990 > Article
Journal of the Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology 1990;8(2): 213-218.
Short-Term Results of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Curative Radiotherapy
Sung Ja Ahn, Seung Jin Park, Woong Ki Chung, Byung Sik Nah
Department of Therapeutic Radiology, Chonnam University Medical School, Kwangju, Korea.
A retrospective analysis was performed on 102 patients with non-small cell lung cancer who received the curative radiotherapy from August 1985 to October 1988 at the Department of Therapeutic Radiology of Chonnam University Hospital. The follow-up period was ranged from 1 to 37 months and the median follow-up time was 15 months. The acturial 1 and 2 year survival rate of all the patients was 28% and 5%, respectively. The median survival was 10 months for stage II, 6 months for stage IIIA, and 9 for IIIB and the actuarial 2 year survival tate was 12.5%, 12.1%, and 0% respectively. The treatment failure was identified in 32 patients and the locoregional failure was seem in 9 patients (28%) and the distant failure in 23 patients (72%). The initial performance status was related to the survival with statistical significance (p<0.01), but the survival difference by the radiation dose was not statistically significant (p>0.05).
Key Words: Non-small cell lung cancer, Radiotherapy, Survival
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