Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma: myths and realities in the surgical management.


Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma (BAC) of the lung is a subtype of adenocarcinoma with pure bronchoalveolar growth pattern and no evidence of stromal, vascular or pleural invasion (1999 WHO criteria), that seems to increase in incidence actually. BAC has its proper clinical spectrum, occurring more frequently in women and in younger patients. BAC also seems to… (More)


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