Author | Kenneth Rosenzweig, MD

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Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy as an Alternative to Surgery in Early-Stage Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer

June 15, 2017

Three randomized trials of SBRT vs surgical resection closed due to poor accrual, but an analysis of patients treated in these trials suggested that SBRT might even be superior to surgery. New trials are underway to further assess the question of whether SBRT can be the definitive treatment for early-stage NSCLC instead of surgery.