Radiological Characteristics, Histological Features and Clinical Outcomes of Lung Cancer Patients with Coexistent Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

@article{Khan2014RadiologicalCH,
  title={Radiological Characteristics, Histological Features and Clinical Outcomes of Lung Cancer Patients with Coexistent Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis},
  author={Khalid Azam Khan and Marcus P. Kennedy and Elizabeth Moore and Lee Crush and Susan Prendeville and Mohsen M. Maher and Louise Burke and Michael T Henry},
  journal={Lung},
  year={2014},
  volume={193},
  pages={71-77}
}
Despite advances in diagnosis and management, the outcomes for both lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are still unfavourable. The pathophysiology and outcomes for patients with concomitant lung cancer and IPF remains unclear. A retrospective analysis was performed of all patients presenting with concomitant IPF and lung cancer to our centre over a 3-year period. Patients with connective tissue disease, asbestos exposure, sarcoidosis, previous thoracic radiation, radiological… CONTINUE READING