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J Korean Soc Ther Radiol > Volume 6(1); 1988 > Article
Journal of the Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology 1988;6(1): 35-40.
Radiation Therapy in Non-Small Cell LUNg Cancer
Hoe Gyeong Han, Myung Za Lee
Department of Radiation Therapy, Hanyang University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
From Jan. 1984 to Dec. 1986, 90 patients with lung cancer were treated t the Department of Radiation Therapy in Hanyang University Hospital. Histopathologically, 67 cases of them were the squamous cell carcinoma, 7 cases were the adenocarcinoma, 4 cases were the large cell undifferentiated carcinoma and 12 cases were the small cell carcinoma. Among the 78 patients with non small cell carcinoma, 50 patients had received radiation dosage above 4000 cgy. 40 patient had follow up from 17 months to 53 months. The complete response rate was 7.3% and partial response rate was 68.3%. Overall survival at 1,2 and 3 years were 47.5%, 23.5% and 6.3% respectively. None was survived longer than 38 months. Median survival was 12.2 month for 40 patient and 9 month for stage III, M1 group and 9.5 month for stage III, M0 group. In M1 patient no survival was seen after 2 years while in M0 patient 23.3% survival was seen.
Key Words: Lung cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Radiotherapy
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