The IASLC Lung Cancer Staging Project Proposals for the Revisions of the T Descriptors in the Forthcoming Eighth Edition of the TNM Classification for Lung Cancer


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Rami-Porta R., Bolejack V., Crowley J., Ball D., Kim J., Lyons G., ...More

JOURNAL OF THORACIC ONCOLOGY, vol.10, pp.990-1003, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/jto.0000000000000559
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THORACIC ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.990-1003
  • Keywords: Lung cancer, Lung cancer staging, T component, T descriptors, TNM classification, Tumor size, VISCERAL PLEURAL INVASION, TNM CLASSIFICATION, 7TH EDITION, PROGNOSTIC-SIGNIFICANCE, COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, SURGICAL-TREATMENT, TUMOR SIZE, SURVIVAL, ADENOCARCINOMA, IMPACT

Abstract

Introduction: An international database was collected to inform the 8(th) edition of the anatomic classification of lung cancer. The present analyses concern its primary tumor (T) component.