Critical appraisal:Aupérin A, Le Péchoux C, Pignon JP, Koning C, Jeremic B, Clamon G, et al 2006

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Article being appraised

Aupérin A, Le Péchoux C, Pignon JP, Koning C, Jeremic B, Clamon G, et al. Concomitant radio-chemotherapy based on platin compounds in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): a meta-analysis of individual data from 1764 patients. Ann Oncol 2006 Mar;17(3):473-83 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16500915.


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Study Design

systematic review

Number of Patients:

1764


Includes an economic evaluation

no

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Level of evidence

I

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Dr Margot Lehman MBBS FRANZCR GDP


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Article
Aupérin A, Le Péchoux C, Pignon JP, Koning C, Jeremic B, Clamon G, et al. Concomitant radio-chemotherapy based on platin compounds in patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): a meta-analysis of individual data from 1764 patients. Ann Oncol 2006 Mar;17(3):473-83 Abstract available at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16500915.
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Guidelines:Lung cancer/Treatment/Non-small-cell stage III inoperable
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