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Moffitt Cancer Center: Growing interest in prognostic test for non-small cell lung cancer
Date:4/26/2010

vanced NSCLC."

According to a 5-year retrospective study (n= 389) published in the New England Journal of Medicine, overall survival was significantly longer for patients with ERCC1-negative tumors who had received adjuvant cisplatin chemotherapy when compared to the control group treated by surgery alone (56 months vs 42 months, respectively). Among patients with ERCC1-positive tumors, there was no significant difference in survival between the adjuvant chemotherapy group and the control group (50 months vs 55 months respectively).


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