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    Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi…
    1998

[Bone metastasis of primary lung cancer].

@article{Ryo1998BoneMO,
  title={[Bone metastasis of primary lung cancer].},
  author={Hidetomi Ryo and Hideto Sakai and Shuichi Yoneda and Yukio Noguchi},
  journal={Nihon Kokyuki Gakkai zasshi = the journal of the Japanese Respiratory Society},
  year={1998},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          317-22
        }
}
To improve the treatment of patients with bone metastasis from lung cancer, 178 (23.8%) of 748 patients with primary lung cancer admitted to our hospital during an 11-year period were studied. The 178 patients were mainly women. The frequency of bone metastasis was significantly higher among patients with adenocarcinoma than among those with small cell or squamous cell cancer. The concentration of carcinoembryonic antigen in serum was significantly higher in patients with bone metastasis than… CONTINUE READING