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The diagnostic evaluation of lung cancer not only determines therapy and prognosis but, when carefully planned, can spare the patient needless surgical procedures. Because of rapid developments in the field of diagnosing lung cancer, it is difficult to find a complete and yet timely reference on this topic. Lung Cancer Diagnosis fills this gap with moderate success.
The authors, all from Japan, have drawn on their own extensive clinical experience in compiling information. Some important aspects of mass screening and the anatomic behaviour of lung cancer, previously found only in the Japanese literature, are described. Japan has pioneered diagnostic instrumentation
Lung Cancer Diagnosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1983;98:694–695. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-98-5-694_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1983;98(5_Part_1):694-695.
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