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  NEW DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES: SOMATOSTATIN ANALOGS. Part II 

Minerva Endocrinologica 2001 December;26(4):255-60

Copyright © 2001 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Current role of radiotherapy in the treatment of SCLC

Busutti L.


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Microcytoma (SCLC) is generally regarded as a disease requiring chemotherapy and is only treated with radiotherapy using combined protocols. A number of different approaches have been proposed, changing timing, dose and fractionation. A different role is played by irradiation of the brain in the treatment of metastases. The authors discuss the role of radiotherapy in the treatment of SCLC and in study protocols through an analysis of a personal series.

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