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Chemotherapy for Relapsed Small Cell Lung Cancer

Version: 2 ID: 7-17 May 2013
Type of Content: Guidelines & Advice, Clinical
Document Status: Current
S. Cheng, W.K. Evans, D. Stys-Norman, F.A. Shepherd, Lung Cancer Disease Site Group

Patient Population

Adult patients with relapsed SCLC.

Research Question(s)

  1. In patients with relapsed small cell lung cancer (SCLC), does chemotherapy improve survival and quality of life?
  2. Which single-agent or combination chemotherapy regimen is most effective in the treatment of relapsed SCLC?
  3. Which patients with relapsed SCLC are most likely to benefit from additional chemotherapy?
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