Calc Function

  • Diagnosis
  • Rule Out
  • Prognosis
  • Formula
  • Treatment
  • Algorithm
  • Disease
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    Organ System
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    Treatment of Small-cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)(beta)

    Based on guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians, also endorsed by ASCO.

    Evaluation

    Staging

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

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    Low quality evidence

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

    Treatment

    Role of Surgery

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

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    Low quality evidence

    Strong recommendation
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    Low quality evidence

    Radiation Therapy

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

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    Low quality evidence

    Chemotherapy Therapy

    Strong recommendation
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    High quality evidence

    Second-line Treatment

    Strong recommendation
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    Moderate quality evidence

    Treatment in the Elderly

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    Moderate quality evidence

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    High quality evidence

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    Low quality evidence

    How strong is the ACCP's recommendation?

    Strong recommendation
    Recommendation can apply to most patients in most circumstances.
    The best action may differ depending on circumstances or patients' or societal values.
    High quality evidence
    Further research is very unlikely to change our confidence in the estimate of effect.
    Moderate quality evidence
    Higher-quality research may well have an important impact on our confidence in the estimate of effect and may change the estimate.
    Low quality evidence
    Higher-quality research is likely to have an important impact on our confidence in the estimate of effect and may well change the estimate.