Erratum to updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018)
Erratum

Erratum to updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018)

Gabrielle Boloker, Cong Wang, Jianrong Zhang

Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, USA

Correspondence to: Jianrong Zhang, MD, MPH Candidate. Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1196, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA. Email: Jianrong.zhang@wustl.edu.

doi: 10.21037/jtd.2019.02.96


Erratum to: J Thorac Dis 2018;10:1158-61


Updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018)

In the article that appeared on Page 1158-1161, Vol 10, No 3 (March 2018) Issue of the Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD) (1), the number in the following sentence is based on the statistics for 2017, instead of the statistics for 2018. Here, we sincerely apologize for the mistakes.

“Based on the data from 2006 to 2012, the 5-year survival rate is still low: 55% in localized stage (white: 56%; black: 49%), 28% in regional stage (white: 28%; black: 25%), 4% in distant stage (white: 4%; black: 4%), and 18% in all stages (white: 18%; black: 15%)”.

Therefore, the correct sentence should have read as follows:

“Based on the data from 2006 to 2012, the 5-year survival rate is still low: 56% in localized stage (white: 56%; black: 51%), 29% in regional stage (white: 29%; black: 26%), 5% in distant stage (white: 4%; black: 4%), and 18% in all stages (white: 18%; black: 15%)”.

The authors regret the error.


References

  1. Boloker G, Wang C, Zhang J. Updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018). J Thorac Dis 2018;10:1158-61. [Crossref] [PubMed]
Cite this article as: Boloker G, Wang C, Zhang J. Erratum to updated statistics of lung and bronchus cancer in United States (2018). J Thorac Dis 2019;11(3):E63. doi: 10.21037/jtd.2019.02.96