Methodology for Development of Guidelines for Lung Cancer: Diagnosis and Management of Lung Cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines

This is a clinical practice guideline for patients with stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The guideline reviews and compares treatment options including surgery, chemotherapy, chemoradiotherapy, and radiation therapy, and provides specific treatment recommendations for different patient subsets. Outcomes of interest include post-treatment survival comparisons and recurrence rate.