JAMES V. MALONEY JR., M.D.; LESLIE R. BENNETT, M.D.; WILLIAM P. LONGMIRE, M.D.; SIDNEY C. MADDEN, M.D.; LEO G. RIGLER, M.D.; DANIEL H. SIMMONS, M.D.; JOHN D. STEELE, M.D.; JUSTIN J. STEIN, M.D.; GARY M. TROUP, M.D.; ARTHUR P. WEBER, M.D.
Dr. James V. Maloney, Jr.: Except for carcinoma of the skin, carcinoma of the lung has become the most common cancer among adult males. Despite its common nature, there are a number of discrepancies in our clinical knowledge of the disease. For example, at a recent examination, our students were asked what is the 5-year survival rate of patients who have a resection for carcinoma of the lung; the almost unanimous answer was 5%. Yet the current surgical literature offers numerous studies indicating a 5-year survival rate between 25 and 36%. As another example, it is often said that one
JAMES V. MALONEY, LESLIE R. BENNETT, WILLIAM P. LONGMIRE, SIDNEY C. MADDEN, LEO G. RIGLER, DANIEL H. SIMMONS, et al. Carcinoma of the Lung. Ann Intern Med. 1966;64:165–188. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-64-1-165
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