Article Abstract

Sarcopenia is a potential factor for optimized treatment selection for elderly patients with early stage non-small cell lung cancer

Authors: Yukinori Matsuo


Sarcopenia is a syndrome characterized by progressive and generalized loss of skeletal muscle mass (SMM) and strength with a risk of adverse outcomes such as physical disability, poor quality of life, and death by the European Working Group on Sarcopenia in Older People (EWGSOP) (1).