Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy shows long-term benefit in operable early NSCLC
3 days ago - By Healio
Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy appeared as effective as surgery among patients with operable early-stage non-small cell lung cancer, according to results published in The Lancet Oncology.
Researchers additionally observed minimal adverse events with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy .
“In 2015, we published a pooled randomized clinical study to compare SABR with surgical lobectomy for stage I NSCLC in The Lancet Oncology. Results of that study showed OS at 3 years was better with SABR compared with surgical resection due to surgery-related mortality and complications,”
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