Bronchoscopy : Diagnosis of Tumors of the Lung Richard

  • James A Woodmansee
  • Published 2001


ETIOLOGY AND INCIDENCE The lungs have both benign and malignant tumors, as well as metastases from primary cancers of other organs and tissues. Bronchogenic carcinoma is the most common and accounts for 90 percent of all lung tumors. (Figure 1.) In women 20 percent are primary lung carcinoma, while in men 35 percent are primary lung carcinoma. Patients with… (More)


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