St Julien JB, Pinkerman R, Aldrich MC, Chen H, Deppen SA, Callaway-Lane C, Massion P, Putnam JB, Lambright ES, Nesbitt JC, Grogan EL. Poor survival for veterans with pathologic stage I non-small-cell lung cancer. American journal of surgery. 2012 Nov;204(204). 637-42. PMID: 22906246 [PubMed] PMCID: PMC3766956 NIHMSID: NIHMS499553.
Pathologic stage (pStage) IA and IB non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has a median survival time of 119 and 81 months, respectively. We describe the outcomes of veterans with pStage I NSCLC.