Clinicopathologic features of resected subcentimeter lung cancer.

  title={Clinicopathologic features of resected subcentimeter lung cancer.},
  author={Hiroyuki Sakurai and Kazuo Nakagawa and Shun-ichi Watanabe and Hisao Asamura},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={99 5},
BACKGROUND Subcentimeter lung cancers are still rare, and their pathobiologic behavior and management have not yet been fully clarified. METHODS From 1993 through 2011, 291 patients with resected lung cancers 1.0 cm or less in diameter were studied regarding their clinicopathologic characteristics. According to appearance on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT), the tumors were classified into four types: type 1 (n = 50), nonsolid ground-glass opacity (GGO) lesion; type 2 (n = 89), part… CONTINUE READING