Usefulness of brain scans in metastatic carcinoma of the lung.

@article{Delaney1976UsefulnessOB,
  title={Usefulness of brain scans in metastatic carcinoma of the lung.},
  author={J. F. Delaney and D Gertz and David Shreiner},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  year={1976},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={406-7}
}
The usefulness of brain scans for detecting unsuspected cerebral metastasis in patients with carcinoma of the lung was studied in a group of 35 such patients who had had routine brain scans as part of the initial evaluation. Seven (20%) had scans that were positive for tumor, but six of these seven had neurologic deficits corresponding to the brain-scan… CONTINUE READING