Chemotherapy in advanced small cell lung cancer

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6933.920a (Published 02 April 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:920
  1. D R Ferry,
  2. M H Cullen
  1. Birmingham Oncology Centre, University of Birmingham
  2. Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TH.

    EDITOR, - I E Smith argues that there is good evidence for the place of chemotherapy in controlling symptoms and prolonging survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer.1 Smith's argument is largely based on comparison of the data available with data on other “standard” treatments. Simply to assert that the evidence supporting the use of chemotherapy in advanced non-small cell lung cancer is as good as that for using …

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