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Paul J. Speicher, MD, MHS

Department of Surgery,
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Zachary W. Fitch, MD

Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, North Carolina

Brian C. Gulack, MD

Department of Surgery,
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

Chi-Fu J. Yang, MD

Department of Surgery, Duke University Medical Center,
Durham, North Carolina

Betty C. Tong, MD

Department of Surgery,
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

David H. Harpole, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery,
Department of Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Thomas A. D’Amico, MD

Professor of Surgery
Chief, Section of General Thoracic Surgery
Vice Chair of Surgery
Chief Medical Officer of Duke Cancer Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Mark F. Berry, MD, MHS

Department of Surgery,
Division of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery,
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina;
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery,
Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California

Matthew G. Hartwig, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina

Accredited by

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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Course Description

After reading this article, the learner should be able to:
- classify the median survival of NSCLC N1 patients.
- explain the current guideline recommendations for NSCLC N1 patients.
- identify the percentage of clinically-diagnosed NSCLC N1 patients that have unsuspected N2 disease.
- indicate the percent of patients that received induction therapy for cN1 NSCLC.
- state the percentage of patients with cN1 NSCLC that have no nodal metastases found in the resected specimen.
- recognize the outcome of providing induction therapy and estimated 5-year survival of curative-attempt treated cN1 NSCLC patients in the NCDB database.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Sep-01
Expiration Date:2018-Sep-01
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:$470.00/yr
System Requirements:
Internet Access and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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