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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Weinmann, M; Jeremic, B; Toomes, H; Friedel, G; Bamberg, M 
Titel:
Treatment of lung cancer in the elderly. Part I: non-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 the main reason for an increase of cancer incidence. Lung cancer is a typical disease of the elderly patients. This review summarizes the issues of treatment of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in the elderly. Early stage NSCLC is usually treated with radical surgery, locally advanced NSCLC with radiotherapy (RT) and/or chemother...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Lung Cancer 
Jahr:
2003 
Band / Volume:
39 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
233-53 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0169-5002 
TUM Einrichtung:
r RadioOnkologie und Strahlentherapie