primary lung cancer

primary lung cancer

Oncology Lung cancer arising in lung tissue–eg, trachea, bronchial tree, parenchyma. See Bronchoalveolar carcinoma, Small cell carcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma. Cf Metastatic lung cancer.
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In the hospital-based, case-control study, the investigators identified 170 patients with primary lung cancer and matched them in a 1:2 ratio with 340 healthy control individuals according to age and sex.
It is defined as a primary lung cancer in a peripheral location and growing in a lepidic (scalelike) style by the alveolar septae without parenchymal, vascular or pleural invasion [3].
1) The current overall 5-year survival rate for primary lung cancer is 15%.
Lung cancer - 'I have had three confirmed cases of inoperable primary lung cancer in life-long non-smokers in the last two years,' a doctor wrote.
The duration from primary lung cancer detection to splenectomy for isolated metastasis ranges from 0 to 8 years (Table 1).
rejected a smoker's lawsuit on the grounds that the smoker did not have primary lung cancer.
In addition, of the patients who developed a second primary lung cancer, 82% were asymptomatic and presented with abnormal findings on radiographic follow-up at the time of diagnosis, Dr.
DAYTON, Ohio -- Riverain Medical, an industry leader and innovator in computer-aided detection (CAD) and advanced visualization technologies, today announced the publication of a peer-reviewed study in Radiology demonstrating that radiologists using Riverain Medical's SoftView([R]) bone suppression application with chest X-rays significantly increased their detection of lung nodules proven to be primary lung cancer.
Our study showed patients with a history of a previously diagnosed independent primary lung cancer have more than 2.

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