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Y Yan, M Li, Z Shi
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate chest CT and its relation to possible surgical resection in lung cancer patients. METHODS: Ninty-five patients who were diagnosed and confirmed as having lung cancers by surgery and pathology were divided into three groups: (1) Radical resection group; (2) Palliative resection group and (3) Thoractomy group. The diameter of the tumor, the proximity to mediastinum and/or the hilum and the invasion of their lymph nodes were measured. Meanwhile, the changes in the mediastinum and thoracic cavity on the chest CT were noted in these three groups...
May 1997: Zhonghua Zhong Liu za Zhi [Chinese Journal of Oncology]
R M Bass, P W Myers
Malignancies of the head and neck constitute 15 percent of the malignancies of all patients seen with cancer. Those individuals who present with neck masses deserve appropriate physical and diagnostic work-up before any surgical or therapeutic approaches are contemplated. In the series of patients presented here, only six percent had unknown primary lesions.
November 1977: Journal of Family Practice
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