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Non-small cell lung cancer and lymph node micrometastasis

Miriam Davis, PhD   |   Clinical Summary   |   07 December 2022
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Takeaway

  • Patients with stages I-IIIA NSCLC with lymph node micrometastasis have a significantly worse OS and DFS than patients lacking lymph node micrometastasis.

Why this matters

  • Lymph node micrometastasis may be one of the explanations for the high recurrence rate (18%-70%) after complete surgical resection in stages I-IIIA NSCLC.
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