Metastatic spinal cord compression secondary to lung cancer.

  title={Metastatic spinal cord compression secondary to lung cancer.},
  author={Flemming W Bach and Niels Agerlin and Jens Benn S\orensen and Thorkild Bremholm Rasmussen and Per Dombernowsky and Per Soelberg S\orensen and Heine H\oi Hansen},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={10 11},
PURPOSE Metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) is a disabling complication to cancer, the optimal treatment for which is not settled. An analysis was performed for all patients with MSCC secondary to lung cancer in East Denmark from 1979 to 1988. PATIENTS AND METHODS The total series included 102 cases with small-cell carcinoma (SCLC; 40%), adenocarcinoma (ACL; 26%), squamous cell carcinoma (SQLC; 18%) and large-cell carcinoma (LCC; 9%). Symptoms, clinical presentations, and therapeutic… CONTINUE READING
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