Clinical Overview of Extrapulmonary Small Cell Carcinoma

  title={Clinical Overview of Extrapulmonary Small Cell Carcinoma},
  author={Kyeong-Ok Kim and Ha-young Lee and Sung-Ho Chun and Sang-Joon Shin and Min-Kyoung Kim and K T Lee and Myung-Soo Hyun and S H Bae and H M Ryoo},
  booktitle={Journal of Korean medical science},
The objective of this study was to review the natural history of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma (EPSCC) with specific emphasis on clinical features, response to treatment and survival. The records of all patients (n=34) with EPSCC treated at Yeungnam University Medical Center and Catholic University of Daegu Medical Center between 1998 and 2005 were retrieved and reviewed. The primary sites of tumor were the esophagus and thymus in 6 patients (17.6%) each, pancreas and stomach in 5… CONTINUE READING