Positive urinary cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urine tract metastases.

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PURPOSE To study the phenomenon of positive urine cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urothelial metastases. PATIENTS AND METHODS 150 patients with small (SCLC) and non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) of all stages and 3 control groups were prospectively studied. Immunocytochemical study (cytokeratins 7-20, TTF1) in all positive… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2010.10.018

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@article{Voulgaris2011PositiveUC, title={Positive urinary cytology in patients with lung cancer in the absence of obvious urine tract metastases.}, author={Evangelos Voulgaris and George Pentheroudakis and Lina S Pappa and Maria Bafa and Anna C Goussia and Panagiotis Dalezis and C Tsombanidou and George D. Geromichalos and Athanassios A Papageorgiou and Michael Koutsilieris and Vassiliki D. Malamou-Mitsi and Nicholas Pavlidis}, journal={Lung cancer}, year={2011}, volume={73 1}, pages={51-8} }