Early diagnosis of lung cancer: the great challenge. Epidemiological variables, clinical variables, staging and treatment.

@article{Barros2006EarlyDO,
  title={Early diagnosis of lung cancer: the great challenge. Epidemiological variables, clinical variables, staging and treatment.},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Adriano de Barros and Geraldo Valladares and Adriane Reichert Faria and Erika Megumi Fugita and Ana Paula Ruiz and Andr{\'e} Gustavo Daher Vianna and Guilherme Lu{\'i}s Trevisan and Fabr{\'i}cio Augusto Martinelli de Oliveira},
  journal={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2006},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={221-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate confirmed cases of lung cancer, reviewing epidemiological variables, clinical variables, staging and treatment. METHODS The cases of 263 patients were studied. All of the patients had been treated at the Universidade Federal do Paraná (Federal University of Paraná) Hospital de Clínicas or at the Hospital Erasto Gaertner, two institutions that, together, serve a significant portion of the patients seeking treatment in the city of Curitiba, located in the state of Paran… CONTINUE READING

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