The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: Analysis of Resection Margin Status and Proposals for Residual Tumor (R) Descriptors for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

John G. Edwards, Kari Chansky, Paul van Schil, Andrew G. Nicholson, Souheil Boubia, Elisabeth Brambilla, Jessica Donnington, Françoise Galateau-Sallé, Hans Hoffman, Maurizio Infante, Mirella Marino, Edith Marom, Jun Nakajima, Marcin Ostrowski, William D. Travis, Ming S. Tsao, Yasushi Yatabe, Dorothy J. Giroux, Lynn Shemanski, John CrowleyMarc Krasnik, Hisao Asamura, Ram Rami-Porta, and Participating Institutions. International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee Advisory Board Members

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INTRODUCTION: To validate the prognostic relevance in NSCLC of potential residual tumor (R) descriptors, including the proposed International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer definition for uncertain resection -R(un). METHODS: 14,712 patients undergoing resection with full R status and survival were analyzed. The following were also evaluated:
Original languageItalian
JournalJournal of Thoracic Oncology
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Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Edwards, J. G., Chansky, K., van Schil, P., Nicholson, A. G., Boubia, S., Brambilla, E., Donnington, J., Galateau-Sallé, F., Hoffman, H., Infante, M., Marino, M., Marom, E., Nakajima, J., Ostrowski, M., Travis, W. D., Tsao, M. S., Yatabe, Y., Giroux, D. J., Shemanski, L., ... International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Staging and Prognostic Factors Committee Advisory Board Members, A. P. I. (2019). The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project: Analysis of Resection Margin Status and Proposals for Residual Tumor (R) Descriptors for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Journal of Thoracic Oncology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtho.2019.10.019