Spontaneous regression of non-small cell lung cancer after biopsy of a mediastinal lymph node metastasis: a case report

  title={Spontaneous regression of non-small cell lung cancer after biopsy of a mediastinal lymph node metastasis: a case report},
  author={Alberto Lopez-Pastorini and Till Ploenes and Michael Brockmann and Corinna Ludwig and Frank Beckers and Erich Stoelben},
  booktitle={Journal of medical case reports},
INTRODUCTION Spontaneous regression of cancer is defined as a complete or partial, temporary or permanent disappearance of tumor in the absence of specific therapy. With only a few cases reported, spontaneous regression is extremely rare in primary lung cancer. Regarding spontaneous regression in lung cancer, recent investigations revealed the role of immunological mechanisms, thus indicating potential treatment options by specific immunotherapy in the future. CASE PRESENTATION A 76-year-old… CONTINUE READING
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