The Amazing Case of Rob F: Oligo-Metastatic NSCLC as a Truly Chronic Disease


One of the issues that we've commonly discussed and debated here is the question of when a local approach like surgery and/or radaition may be appropriate for I recently saw a patient of mine who I first met more than four years ago. At that time, he was only 37 years old and had just been diagnosed with stage IIIA NSCLC with several N2 nodes involved, after having quit smoking a couple of years earlier. He had actually initiated treatment with another local oncologist, a plan of chest radiation along with concurrent weekly carbo and taxol.