Merete Christensen, Henrik Jessen Hansen & Jesper Ravn:
Surgery in patients with lung cancer
Ugeskr Læger 2018;180:V03180171
This review is about the initial diagnostic workup and the surgical treatment of patients with lung cancer in Denmark. Due to the development of international and national clinical guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, survival has increased. Data from 2005-2016 in the National Danish Lung Cancer Registry show an increase in: 1) the number of women being diagnosed, 2) the part of surgical candidates being thoracoscopically treated, 3) the number of patients being referred to surgery and 4) the survival rate.