Solitary cerebral metastasis from lung cancer with very long survival: report of two cases and review of the literature.

@article{Salvati1991SolitaryCM,
  title={Solitary cerebral metastasis from lung cancer with very long survival: report of two cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Maurizio Salvati and Marco Artico and S. Carloia and Epimenio Ramundo Orlando and Franco Maria Gagliardi},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1991},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={458-61}
}
Solitary cerebral metastases from lung cancer are not uncommon clinical events. Whatever treatment is adopted, long-term survival is rare. Very rare indeed are reports of patients surviving the discovery of lung cancer and brain metastasis for 10 years or more. Indeed, only 16 cases have been reported to our knowledge. We report two further cases, stressing the importance of correct clinicopathological staging so that treatment may be conducted in the way most likely to ensure longer and better… CONTINUE READING