The implication of background anthracosis in the development and progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma.

@article{Wang2003TheIO,
  title={The implication of background anthracosis in the development and progression of pulmonary adenocarcinoma.},
  author={Daye Wang and Yuko Minami and Yujian Shu and Sato Konno and Tatsuo Iijima and Yukio Morishita and Masayuki Noguchi},
  journal={Cancer science},
  year={2003},
  volume={94 8},
  pages={707-11}
}
In order to characterize the relationship between background anthracosis and pulmonary adenocarcinogenesis, surgically resected tissues of 66 cases of stage I pulmonary adenocarcinoma, 4 cm or less at their greatest dimension, were examined. These cases were diagnosed based on the classification of small-sized adenocarcinoma of the lung (Noguchi et al… CONTINUE READING