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Recommendations for Prophylactic Cranial Irradiation and Consolidative Radiation for Patients with Small Cell Lung Cancer: Endorsement of the 2019 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Guidance

Version: 2 ID: END 7-13-2 Nov 2019
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
Authors:
M. Taremi, E.T. Vella, S. Cheng, P.M. Ellis, R. Goffin, A. Louie, R. MacRae, Y.C. Ung, and the Lung Cancer Disease Site Group

Guideline Objective

This document describes the CCO-Lung Cancer Disease Site Group endorsement of the recommendations for prophylactic cranial irradiation and consolidative radiation for patients with small cell lung cancer from © NICE [2019] Lung cancer: diagnosis and management.

Patient Population

This guideline is intended for patients with limited- or extensive-stage small cell lung cancer who have achieved any response to induction therapy (chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy).

Intended Guideline Users

This guideline is intended for clinicians treating patients with small cell lung cancer who have achieved any response to induction therapy (chemotherapy or chemoradiotherapy).

Research Question(s)

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