Hungarian Radiology

[Staging for lung cancer]

MONOSTORI Zsuzsanna

APRIL 20, 2004

Hungarian Radiology - 2004;78(02)

[The author summarizes the current lung cancer staging according to the literature and her more than 10 year experience. This overview is based on the International System for staging lung cancer, which have been adopted by the American Joint Commitee on Cancer and the Union Internationale Contre le Cancer in 1997. TNM classification of lung cancer is based on chest CT and on bronchoscopy in Hungary, since only one PET equipment is available, which is not enough for staging every cancer patient.]

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