Stereotactic body radiotherapy is gaining favour as an alternative therapeutic modality to surgery for patients with early-stage lung cancer. An exponential increase of contributions in the literature has generated a bulk of discordant evidence supporting therapeutic choice for the treatment of fit and medically inoperable patients. This 'Great Debate Flashes' paper aims at producing an up-to-date, concise and user-friendly review of the arguments that surgeons and radiation oncologists bring forward in the discussions with patients and colleagues.
- Lung cancer
- Stereotactic body radiotherapy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine