Medical Oncology

Small cell lung cancer   

Questions discussed in this category



If yes, do you recommend it be given concurrently with chemotherapy or sequentially? What is your target volume and dose?

What are the risks of infection with COVID-19 if using immunotherapy?  

If you are using a standard 30/10 fractionation, is there a benefit to keeping chemo on board for radio-sensitization?

Would you consider adding atezolizumab to a cisplatin/irinotecan regimen, or cisplatin instead of carboplatin?

This has become standard practice at our institution for patients with a good performance status, with whole brain radiotherapy given after the comple...

Would you repeat PET or is it adequate to change to CT surveillance? Although surveillance PET/CT is not recommended by NCCN guidelines, these are oft...

Or would you wait to start coincident with the start of cycle 2? If a shorter time from the start of any therapy to the end of radiation (SER) is sign...


Papers discussed in this category


N Engl J Med, 2007 Aug 16

J Clin Oncol, 1999 Jul

Lancet, 2015 Jan 3

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2011-11-01

Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys., 2006-09-01

Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 2017-12

Lancet Oncol., 2017-05-01

The New England journal of medicine, 1999-08-12

BMC Cancer, 2015-08-15

Journal of cancer research and therapeutics, 2012

International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 2012-05-01

Neurosurgery, 2013-10

Practical radiation oncology, 2015

J. Neurosurg., 2005-01-01

J Korean Neurosurg Soc, 2011-08-01

Radiat Oncol, 2014-07-08

BMC Cancer, 2015-03-04

Acta Neurochir (Wien), 2013-01-01

The New England journal of medicine, 2018-12-06

N Engl J Med, 2017 Nov 16

Journal of thoracic oncology : official publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, 2019-02

Lancet, 2019 Oct 04

J. Clin. Oncol., 2012 Apr 02