Treatment Of Small Cell Lung Cancer: Diagnosis And Management Of Lung Cancer

Publication Date: November 1, 2013
Last Updated: March 14, 2022

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In patients with SCLC (proven or suspected), a staging evaluation is recommended consisting of a medical history and physical examination, CBC and comprehensive chemistry panel with renal and hepatic function tests, CT of the chest and abdomen with intravenous contrast or CT scan of the chest extending through the liver and adrenal glands, MRI or CT of the brain, and bone scan. (1, B)
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Treatment Of Small Cell Lung Cancer: Diagnosis And Management Of Lung Cancer

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