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    ESMO-IASLC Best Abstracts (ID 61)

    • Event: ELCC 2018
    • Type: Best Abstract session
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    • Presentations: 1
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      91O - Adjuvant chemotherapy candidates in stage I lung adenocarcinomas following complete lobectomy: What does an analysis based on recurrence risk stratification tell us? (ID 435)

      16:45 - 18:30  |  Presenting Author(s): J. Qian

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      The study aimed to (i) develop a recurrence risk-scoring model in stage I lung adenocarcinoma (LAD) after complete lobectormy; (ii) explore the high-risk population that would benefit from adjuvant chemotherapy (ACT).

      A retrospective study was performed on 4606 patients with pathologically confirmed stage I LAD who underwent complete lobectomy at Shanghai Chest Hospital from 2008 to 2014. Patients were categorized into the non-ACT group (n = 3514) and ACT group (n = 1092). The nomogram was developed in the non-ACT group using Cox proportional hazards regression to predict 5-year recurrence-free survival (RFS). The predictive value was compared between the nomogram and the 8[th] edition of TNM system. The population that benefited from ACT was determined by comparing RFS between the non-ACT and the ACT group as stratified by the TNM stage, risk score quartiles and 5-year recurrence probability, respectively. The optimal cut-off scores were determined using X-tile software.

      Six independent predictors including age, gender, tumor size, pathological subtype, visceral pleural invasion (VPI), and lymphovascular invasion (LVI) were associated with recurrence. The nomogram showed a better accuracy in predicting RFS than the TNM staging [C-index: 0.784 (95% CI: 0.756–0.812) vs 0.719 (95% CI: 0.689–0.749), P = 0.0017]. A trend in ACT benefit was observed along with the increasing risk scores. An improved RFS was exhibited after ACT for patients having a 50% recurrence probability (P = 0.0286). The optimal cut-off of the risk score was set at 203 and 244. ACT was detrimental in patients with risk scores below 203 (P < 0.0001) and beneficial in those with risk scores above 245 (P = 0.0416). Patients with score ≥ 245 accounted for 0.4% of stage IA patients and 7.5% of stage IB patients, respectively. In stage IB, patients with predominant solid/micropapillary subtype (62.8%) was the subgroup with the most percentage of score ≥ 245.

      The nomogram provided a more accurate RFS prediction for lobectomized stage I LAD. High-risk population, determined as recurrence risk score ≥ 245, may benefit from postoperative ACT.

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      Legal entity responsible for the study:
      Shanghai Chest Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

      Has not received any funding

      All authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

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