Published in Cancer Weekly, May 25th, 2004
According to recent research published in the journal Lung Cancer, "small lung cancers frequently have been detected in mass screening by computed tomography (CT) in recent years. Suitability of limited resection for these small lung cancers remains controversial. One hundred patients who underwent sublobular limited resection (wedge resection or segmentectomy) for lung cancer in our hospital from 1981 to 2002 were analyzed retrospectively.
"From CT findings, tumors were classified into two groups; pure ground-glass opacity (PGGO) and non-PGGO. Patients included 44...
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