What we are studying
The purpose of this research study is to compare the effects (good and bad) of stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT - a type of radiation therapy) versus surgical removal of your lung cancer, to see which is better. This is an observational study.
You may qualify to take part in this research study if you are currently being treated for stage IA non-small cell lung cancer using one of the above two methods.
Compensation is up to $225 per subject, if all visits and interviews are completed. You will be paid either $50 (in-person interview) or $25 (phone interview) for the visits you complete.