Surgical treatment of lung cancer in octogenarians.

TitleSurgical treatment of lung cancer in octogenarians.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsSaha SP, Bender M, Ferraris VA, Davenport DL
JournalSouthern medical journal
Volume106
Issue6
Pagination356-61
Date Published2013 Jun
Abstract

As the population ages, octogenarians are becoming the fastest growing patient demographic for non-small-cell lung cancer. We examined lobectomies and 30-day outcomes in this group compared with younger patients to gain insight into the optimal treatment for this challenging group.

DOI10.1186/2193-1801-2-276
Alternate JournalSouth. Med. J.