Table 2.

Patterns of failure in selected series of resected NSCLC

Nodal statusLocoregional relapseDistant relapse
N0 (1215)6-17%18-30%
N1 (12, 13, 16)9-28%22-64%
pN2 (10, 12, 13, 16, 17)17-41%70%
cN2 (18, 19)14-54%38-55%
  • Abbreviations: p, pathologic; c, clinical.