Long-Term Excess Mortality for Survivors of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in the Netherlands
Janssen-Heijnen, Maryska L × van Steenbergen, Liza N Steyerberg, Ewout Visser, Otto De Ruysscher, Dirk Groen, Harry J #
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Journal of Thoracic Oncology vol:7 issue:3 pages:496-502
Most patients diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) die within the first few years after diagnosis. However, only little is known about those who have survived these first years. We aimed to study conditional 5-year relative survival rates for NSCLC patients during long-term follow-up.