Diagnosis and treatment of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma.},
  author={Dan J. Raz and Jae Youn Kim and David Mark Jablons},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  volume={13 4},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma accounts for 5% of lung cancers, although histologically mixed bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and adenocarcinoma account for up to 20%. Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma histology is present in a majority of tumors found on lung-cancer screening by computed tomography. We review issues surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma, which often differs from other types of lung cancer. RECENT FINDINGS A spectrum of disease from… CONTINUE READING


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