IASLC Staging Articles
- An international database was collected to inform the 8th edition of the anatomic classification of lung cancer. The present analyses concern its primary tumor (T) component.
- Analysis of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer database revealed that for patients with completely resected, node-negative, non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), increasing tumor size was associated with worsening survival. This analysis was performed to determine the effect of size on prognosis in patients in the same database but who were treated with radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy.
- To propose changes in the seventh revision of the tumor, node, metastasis (TNM) classification for lung cancer.