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Typical time between responding to chemotherapy and reemergence of small cell lung cancer is how long?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: In extensive

Disease, median about 10-12 months; in limited disease, 20 - 24 months.
Cures in 20 - 25% in ld. Ldtreated with chemo rt; ed chemo 4-6 month, whole brain rt to responders.

In brief: In extensive

Disease, median about 10-12 months; in limited disease, 20 - 24 months.
Cures in 20 - 25% in ld. Ldtreated with chemo rt; ed chemo 4-6 month, whole brain rt to responders.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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In brief: Few months

Unfortunately , most of the time recurrence will occur in 12 to 14 months with over all 5 % survival rate

In brief: Few months

Unfortunately , most of the time recurrence will occur in 12 to 14 months with over all 5 % survival rate
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