Lung Cancer: Clinical and Surgical Specifications

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This book focuses on the lung cancer, which is the mostly encountered, and one of the most challenging malignant disease of the world. Worldwide, the annual number of new cases of lung cancer is ...
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Lung Cancer Staging

Pp. 165-174 (10)

Serdar Erturan and Günay Aydin

Abstract

Staging of lung cancer was first made in 1973 and was revised according to new information obtained by case series. The last staging was proposed by IASCL in 2007 [1] and accepted in 2009 [2]. New regulations are made in T and M descriptors in the new TNM staging but no change is made in N descriptor.

Keywords:

Staging, TNM system, lung cancer, EUS, EUS, Bronchoscopy, regional lymph nodes, metastasis.

Affiliation:

İstanbul University, Cerrahpasa Medical School, Department of Respiratory Diseases, Intanbul, Turkey.