Sacrilegious Thoughts on Adjuvant Therapy for Resected Early Stage NSCLC


There's a problem in our discussions of standard treatment for patients with higher risk resected early stage NSCLC, and that is that there is a pretty clearly defined standard of care of giving typically around 4 cycles of cisplatin-based chemotherapy to reduce the risk of recurrence, but in truth, the majority of people in the real world don't get it. Still, I wouldn't want to imply that the problem is definitely that doctors aren't giving the right treatment to people who should definitely be getting it.