Table 3

Lung cancer treatment

Treatment*Non-transplanted (n=45) (n (%))Transplanted (n=15) (n (%))
Surgery†11 (24.4)‡3 (20)
Chemotherapy16 (35.5)7 (46.7)
Radiation11 (24.4)3 (20)
Immunotherapy4 (8.9)0
None11 (24.4)5 (33.3)
  • *Any of the stated treatments below whether as single modality or combined.

  • †Lobectomy or pneumonectomy.

  • ‡Includes six IPF patients whose lung cancer was diagnosed in the lung explant surgically removed during transplant.

  • §No significant difference was found between the groups.

  • IPF, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.