Recurrence of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma in transplanted lungs.

  title={Recurrence of bronchioloalveolar carcinoma in transplanted lungs.},
  author={Robert I. Garver and George L Trip Zorn and Xian-cai Wu and David C McGiffin and K. Randall Young and N B Pinkard},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={340 14},
BACKGROUND Bronchioloalveolar carcinoma is a distinctive subtype of typical adenocarcinoma of the lung that tends to metastasize widely throughout the lungs but less commonly elsewhere. Because conventional therapies for intrapulmonary metastatic bronchioloalveolar carcinoma are generally ineffective, we treated seven patients who had intrapulmonary metastatic bronchioloalveolar carcinoma with lung transplantation. METHODS Seven patients with biopsy-proved bronchioloalveolar carcinoma and no… CONTINUE READING
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