This issue of Thoracic Surgery Clinics is devoted to "Advanced Lung Cancer: Radical Surgical Therapy" and is edited by Dr. Raja M. Flores. Articles in this outstanding issue include: Surgical Resection of Lung Cancer in the Elderly; Extended Chest Wall Resection and Reconstruction in the Setting of Lung Cancer; The Management of Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer with Oligometastases; Lung Resection in Patients with Marginal Pulmonary Function; Surgery for Small Cell Lung Cancer; Bronchial and Arterial Sleeve Resection after Induction Therapy for Lung Cancer; Advanced Lung Cancer: Aggressive Surgical Therapy Vertebral Body Involvement; Pulmonary Resection after Pneumonectomy; Superior Vena Caval Resection in Lung Cancer; Surgical Resection of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with N2 Disease; Lung Transplantation for Multifocal Lung Adenocarcinoma; Extended Resections of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancers Invading the Aorta, Pulmonary Artery, Left Atrium or Esophagus: Can They Be Justified?; VATS Lobectomy after Induction Therapy; Extrapleural Pneumonectomy for Pleural Disease; Carinal Resection, and more!
By Raja Flores, MD, Ames Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Chief of Thoracic Surgery,
Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
Mount Sinai Medical Center