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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weinmann, M; Jeremic, B; Bamberg, M; Bokemeyer, C 
Title:
Treatment of lung cancer in elderly part II: small cell lung cancer. 
Abstract:
There is a general trend worldwide of an increasing incidence of elderly population. Age is the greatest risk factor for cancer; therefore, this demographic shift is a main reason for an increase of cancer incidence. Lung cancer is a typical disease of the elderly patients. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) accounts for approximately 20% of all lung cancer cases. This review summarises the issues of treatment of SCLC in elderly. The number of randomised phase III trials concerning treatment of SCLC...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Lung Cancer 
Year:
2003 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
1-16 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0169-5002 
TUM Institution:
r RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie