Local consolidative therapy in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer

Gunj Patel, Balazs Halmos, Haiying Cheng, Nitin Ohri


The existence of an oligometastatic cancer state has been supported by theoretical considerations (1) and clinical observations (2) for several decades. Defining oligometastatic disease is challenging. A relevant (though vague) description might be “that some patients so affected should be amenable to a curative therapeutic strategy” (2).