Short Commentary: The Role of Thoracic Radiotherapy in Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma - A Concise Review of the Latest Literature

Authors

  • Irfan Ahmad Dept. of Radiotherapy, Batra Hospital & Medical Research Centre, 1 Tughlakabad Institutional Area, Mehrauli Badarpur Road, New Delhi, India
  • Kundan Singh Chufal Deptt of Radiotherapy, Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Research Centre, Rohini, New Delhi

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https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-2279.2017.06.04.1

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2017-08-13

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Irfan Ahmad, & Kundan Singh Chufal. (2017). Short Commentary: The Role of Thoracic Radiotherapy in Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Carcinoma - A Concise Review of the Latest Literature . Journal of Cancer Research Updates, 6(4), 74–77. https://doi.org/10.6000/1929-2279.2017.06.04.1

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