Skip to main content

Table 4 Characteristics of radical radiotherapy in NSCLC and SCLC patients

From: Pattern of use of radiotherapy for lung cancer: a descriptive study

Radical radiotherapy in NSCLC
Histology (%) Stage (%) RT dose (%) RT delay (%) Associated CT (%)
SCC 48.1 I 6.2 <60 Gy 26 <30 days 49.7 No 20.6
ADC 21.7 II 12.1 ≥60 Gy 74 ≥30 days 50.3 Seq 32.6
LCUC 17.5 III 65.3      Conc 41.7
Others 12.7 IV 16.4      Both 5.1
Radical radiotherapy in SCLC
RT dose (%) RT delay (%) Associated CT (%)
<45 Gy 3 <30 days 33 No 0
≥45 Gy 97 ≥30 days 67 Sequential 26
     Concomitant 63
     Both 11
  1. SCC: squamous cell carcinoma, ADC: adenocarcinoma, LCUC: Large-cell undifferentiated carcinoma. Seq: sequential, Conc: concomitant.