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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Oncology
Manuscript ID 7346
Country of Manuscript Source United States
Received
2013-11-14 08:09
Peer-Review Started
2013-11-15 10:01
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2013-12-10 14:38
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2013-12-17 16:43
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2013-12-24 05:44
Second Decision
2014-03-18 15:01
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Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2014-03-18 15:24
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2014-05-07 14:42
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2014-05-12 18:06
ISSN 2218-4333 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Specialty Oncology
Manuscript Type Review
Article Title Maintaining clarity: Review of maintenance therapy in non-small cell lung cancer
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Kristen R Dearing, Ashish Sangal and Glen J Weiss
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Glen J Weiss, MD, MBA, Department of Clinical Research, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 14200 W Celebrate Life Way, Goodyear, AZ 85338, United States. glen.weiss@ctca-hope.com
Keywords Maintenance therapy; Clinical trials; Non-small cell lung cancer; Molecular aberrations; Progression-free survival; Overall survival
Core Tip This review article addresses the role of maintenance therapy in the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Maintenance therapy utilization in NSCLC patient population and review of current guidelines for maintenance therapy are discussed. A treatment algorithm was created to depict first line and second line treatment for managing NSCLC and includes molecular testing, maintenance therapy, and the role of clinical trials in the treatment of NSCLC. A comprehensive review of the achieved clinical benefit that maintenance therapy may or may not have on the NSCLC patient population is presented.
Publish Date 2014-05-12 18:06
Citation Dearing KR, Sangal A, Weiss GJ. Maintaining clarity: Review of maintenance therapy in non-small cell lung cancer. World J Clin Oncol 2014; 5(2): 103-113
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-4333/full/v5/i2/103.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5306/wjco.v5.i2.103
Full Article (PDF) WJCO-5-103.pdf
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Peer-review Report 7346-Peer reviews.pdf
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