Non–AIDS-Defining Cancers

  • Authors: David Aboulafia, MD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 12/12/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Tumor type, stage of cancer, and functional status must be determined for proper management
  • Staging of non-small-cell lung cancer utilizes TNM system
    • For small cell carcinoma, one needs to establish if tumor is confined to one hemithorax or is more extensive

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Keywords: Cancer