Lung cancer: changes in histology, gender, and age over the last 30 years in Brazil

@inproceedings{Tsukazan2017LungCC,
  title={Lung cancer: changes in histology, gender, and age over the last 30 years in Brazil},
  author={Maria Teresa Ruiz Tsukazan and {\'A}lvaro Vigo and Vin{\'i}cius Duval da Silva and Carlos Henrique Barrios and Jayme de Oliveira Rios and Jos{\'e} Ant{\^o}nio Lopes de Figueiredo Pinto},
  booktitle={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the trends in tumor histology, gender and age among patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treated with lung resection. The histology of lung cancer has changed in developed countries, and there is still little information available on the topic for developing countries. METHODS This was a retrospective study of 1,030 patients with NSCLC treated with lung resection between 1986 and 2015 at a university hospital in southern Brazil. Differences in histology… CONTINUE READING