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Table 5 Treatment received within one year following diagnosis by 170 Aboriginal people with non-small cell lung cancer in NSW 2000–2010

From: Lung cancer treatment and mortality for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: results from a population-based record linkage study and medical record audit

   Surgerya +/− radiotherapy/chemotherapy Potentially curative radiotherapy/chemotherapy Palliative radiotherapy/chemotherapy No treatment
Spread of disease N Number (%) Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
 Non-metastatic 94 34 (36) 13 (14) 26 (28) 21 (22)
 Metastatic 71 1 (1) 1 (1) 51 (72) 18 (25)
 Unknown spread 5 - - - 5 (100)
 Total 170 35 (21) 14 (8) 77 (45) 44 (26)
  1. aSurgical treatment included pneumonectomy, lobectomy, lung resection or resection of endotracheal tumour