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FUTURE ONCOLOGY
Volume 5 #7 April 28, 2000
State-of-the-Art in the Management of Cancer

LUNG CANCER-PART IV

Non-small-cell Lung Cancer-Epidemiology, Tumor Markers, Diagnosis, Staging and Prognosis

 

Epidemiology                                                                                                                               

Gender Variations in the Incidence of NSCLC                                                 

Age Factors in the Incidence of NSCLC                                                           

Stage at Diagnosis                                                                                            

Survival                                                                                                            

NSCLC Incidence by Histologic Type                                                              

 

Tumor Markers                                                                                                                           

Hereditary Factors                                                                                            

Other Biomarkers                                                                                             

 

Diagnosis and Screening                                                                                                      

Noninvasive Imaging                                                                                          

Electron beam tomography (EBT)                                                      

Positron emission tomography (PET)                                               

 

In vitro Approaches                                                                                          

Cell-associated transferrin receptor (TfR)                                          

Cyfra 21-1                                                                                           

DR-70                                                                                                  

Gastrin-releasing protein receptor (GRPr)                                        

Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoprotein (hnRNP) A2/B1                

Homeobox genes                                                                                

MAb 28K29                                                                                         

Microsatellite alterations                                                                   

Telomerase                                                                                        

 

Staging                                                                                                                                           

Revisions in the International System for Staging Lung Cancer                          

Noninvasive Imaging                                                                                       

CT staging                                                                                         

FDG PET imaging                                                                           

MR scanning                                                                                    

 

Surgical Staging                                                                                              

            Mediastinotomy/mediastinoscopy                                                    

Thoracoscopy and video-assisted thoracoscopy (VATS)                 

Intra-operative sentinel lymph node mapping                                 

 

Molecular Substaging                                                                                     

 

Prognosis                                                                                                                                     

Serum Markers                                                                                               

Tissue Pathology                                                                                               

Angiogenesis                                                                                     

 

Genetic Tests                                                                                                  

FDG PET Imaging                                                                                          

 


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