Early-stage NSCLC: surgery tops SBRT for long-term survival

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Takeaway

  • Lobectomy and sublobar resection offer better long-term survival compared with stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), but SBRT has lower mortality rates at 30 and 90 days.

Why this matters

  • SBRT has become the preferred treatment for patients with early-stage NSCLC who...