Correlation of tumor spread through air spaces and clinicopathological characteristics in surgically resected lung adenocarcinomas.

@article{Hu2018CorrelationOT,
  title={Correlation of tumor spread through air spaces and clinicopathological characteristics in surgically resected lung adenocarcinomas.},
  author={Szu-Yen Hu and Min-Shu Hsieh and H L Hsu and Tung-Ming Tsai and Xu-Heng Chiang and Kuan-Chuan Tsou and Hsien-Chi Liao and Mong-Wei Lin and Jin-Shing Chen},
  journal={Lung cancer},
  year={2018},
  volume={126},
  pages={
          189-193
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) has recently been reported as a novel invasive pattern in lung adenocarcinoma, but the correlation between other clinicopathological and genetic profiles has not been well studied. The aim of this study was to investigate these correlations in patients with surgically resected lung adenocarcinoma. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five hundred consecutive patients with lung adenocarcinoma who underwent curative lung tumor resection and with available STAS… CONTINUE READING