Textbook of Lung Cancer
June 01, 2002ByHeine H. Hansen, MD, FRCP|Samer Shihabi, MD|Chandra P. Belani, MD
Lung cancer is a global problem fueled by the continuous use of tobacco in most countries, despite efforts at expanding smoking cessation programs. Several advances in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer were achieved in the past decade. This progress notwithstanding, most lung cancer patients succumb to their illness, and few enjoy long-term survival.