121P - Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) among young adults - single institutional analysis of diagnosis and prognosis

Date 28 March 2014
Event ELCC 2014
Session Lunch and poster display session
Topics Cancer in Young Adults
Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Metastatic
Presenter Mirjana Wollner
Citation Journal of Thoracic Oncology (2014) 9 (Supplement 9): S7-S52. 10.1097/JTO.0000000000000131
Authors M. Wollner1, M. Moskovitz2, D. Levy Faber3, A. Agbarya1
  • 1Department Of Oncology, Rambam Health Care Center, 31096 - Haifa/IL
  • 2Oncology, Rambam Health Caare Campus, haifa/IL
  • 3General Thoracic Surgery, Rambam Health Care Center, 31096 - Haifa/IL


The median age of newly diagnosed patients with NSCLC is 70, only 1.7% of patients are diagnosed at age younger than 45. Data regarding the characteristic and prognosis of this group is scant and contradictive.