Survival after resection of synchronous bilateral lung cancer.

@article{Leyn2008SurvivalAR,
  title={Survival after resection of synchronous bilateral lung cancer.},
  author={Paul R De Leyn and J. Moons and Johan Vansteenkiste and Eric Verbeken and Dirk E Van Raemdonck and Philippe Robert Nafteux and Herbert Decaluw{\'e} and Tony Lerut},
  journal={European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={34 6},
  pages={1215-22}
}
OBJECTIVE Due to recent advances in imaging, the incidence of patients presenting with bilateral lung lesions is increasing. A single contralateral lung lesion can be an isolated metastasis or a synchronous second primary lung cancer. For the revision of the TNM in 2009, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer Staging Committee proposes that patients with contralateral lung nodules remain classified as M1 disease. In this retrospective study, the survival after resection of… CONTINUE READING

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