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Altered Fractionation of Radical Radiation Therapy in the Management of Unresectable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Version: 2 ID: 7-12 Version 2 May 2013
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Education and Information
Lung Cancer Disease Site Group

Patient Population

Patients with locally advanced, unresectable stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

Research Question(s)

Do any altered fractionation radiation schemes prolong survival in the treatment of locally advanced, unresectable stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) compared with the North American standard of 60 Gy in 30 fractions?

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