Ultrasound guided cytological aspiration of supraclavicular lymph nodes in patients with suspected lung cancer.

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BACKGROUND Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in the UK. Pathological diagnosis traditionally requires invasive procedures such as bronchoscopy, mediastinoscopy, or image guided biopsy. Ultrasound of the neck with fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) of enlarged but impalpable supraclavicular nodes has been used in patients with… (More)

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