Patients with cancer require meticulous, co-ordinated, and individualised management from oncologists and other healthcare professionals. To meet all the needs of the patient, a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach is favoured, enabling improved decision making and a better clinical outcome. Interestingly, this approach has been associated with improved overall survival and reduced rates of cancer recurrence compared with non-MDT care.
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Infographic: ESMO Recommendations for Diagnosis and Staging of Metastatic Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer
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