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Dr. Borrie's book is unique in that it represents a series of 200 surgical resections for carcinoma of the lung performed between 1941 and 1950, with at least a 10 year or more follow-up on all of the cases. This is a small series by comparison with the experience of present day thoracic surgeons. There were 191 men and 9 women in this series.
The author has made a detailed study of the anatomy of the intrapulmonary lymph nodes, and the behavior patterns of carcinoma of the lung are based on that work. Borrie stresses the fact that this is
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Lung Cancer: Surgery and Survival.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:157–158. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-1-157_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(1):157-158.
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