Tumor Biology

, Volume 35, Issue 12, pp 12285–12292 | Cite as

Report of clinical studies on chronochemotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in China

  • Mei JiEmail author
  • Xiao-Dong Li
  • Hanze Zhang
  • Zhong-Hua Ning
  • Xiaofei Zhang
  • Wei-Qing Zhao
  • Li-Na Zhu
  • Jie Li
  • Chang-Ping WuEmail author
Research Article


Chronochemotherapy has been proposed as a promising modality to provide timely optimized medication to achieve maximum efficacy with minimum side effect for patients with non-small cell lung cancer for years. We collected the data of 11 clinical studies performed in China with the purpose to compare the difference between chronochemotherapy and traditional chemotherapy. Results showed that chronochemotherapy has a more favorable efficacy and safety than traditional chemotherapy.


Non-small cell lung cancer Chronochemotherapy Clinical studies China 



This study was supported by a grant from the Jiangsu Health International Exchange Supporting Program (to Dr. Xiao-Dong Li).

Conflicts of interest



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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mei Ji
    • 1
    Email author
  • Xiao-Dong Li
    • 1
  • Hanze Zhang
    • 2
  • Zhong-Hua Ning
    • 3
  • Xiaofei Zhang
    • 4
  • Wei-Qing Zhao
    • 1
  • Li-Na Zhu
    • 1
  • Jie Li
    • 5
  • Chang-Ping Wu
    • 1
    • 6
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of OncologyThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow UniversityChangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsCollege of Public Health, University of South FloridaTampaUSA
  3. 3.Department of Radiation OncologyThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow UniversityChangzhouChina
  4. 4.Department of Clinical Oncology, Institute of Development, Aging and CancerTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan
  5. 5.Department of PharmacyThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow UniversityChangzhouChina
  6. 6.Department of Tumor Biological TreatmentThe Third Affiliated Hospital of Soochow UniversityChangzhouChina

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