Elderly Patients With Early-stage Lung Cancer Good Candidates For SBRT, Study Suggests.

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The study, “Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in Octo- and Nonagenarians for the Treatment of Early-Stage Lung Cancer,” appeared in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology • Biology • Physics. It showed that people over 80, who were usually not considered for radiotherapy because of the risks of treatment, are good candidates for this newer form of radiation, and their outcomes are just as good as those of younger patients.

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