A novel five-antibody immunohistochemical test for subclassification of lung carcinoma

@article{Ring2009ANF,
  title={A novel five-antibody immunohistochemical test for subclassification of lung carcinoma},
  author={Brian Z Ring and Robert S. Seitz and Rodney A Beck and William J Shasteen and Alex Soltermann and Stefanie Arbogast and Francisco Robert and Marshall T. Schreeder and Douglas T. Ross},
  journal={Modern Pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={22},
  pages={1032-1043}
}
Malignant epithelial lung carcinoma can be subclassified by histology into several tumor types, including adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. The need for a uniform method of classifying lung carcinomas is growing as clinical trials reveal treatment and side effect differences associated with histological subtypes. Diagnosis is primarily performed by morphological assessment. However, the increased use of needle biopsy has diminished the amount of tissue available for interpretation… CONTINUE READING