Prognostic factors in extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas. A large retrospective study.

@article{Lin2007PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in extrapulmonary small cell carcinomas. A large retrospective study.},
  author={Yu-lin Lin and C M Chung and Cheng-Shyong Chang and Jia-Shing Wu and Kuan-Ting Kuo and Sung-Hsin Kuo and Ann-lii Cheng},
  journal={Oncology},
  year={2007},
  volume={72 3-4},
  pages={181-7}
}
BACKGROUND Extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma (EPSCC) is a heterogeneous group of cancers. The clinicopathological features of EPSCC remain poorly defined. PATIENTS AND METHODS Patients with the clinicopathological features of EPSCC, treated at three major medical centers in Taiwan, were included. Histologic and clinical diagnoses, smoking history, staging, clinical course and treatment outcome were reviewed and analyzed. RESULTS A total of 90 patients, treated between 1995 and 2005, were… CONTINUE READING