Published in Clinical Oncology Week, April 14th, 2003
According to a study from Switzerland, "A 73-year-old woman was admitted with bilateral pulmonary nodules which were suspected to be metastases of an unknown primary tumor.
"Enucleation of the lesion in the upper right lobe was performed. The histological examination showed a typical carcinoid tumor," stated M. Beshay and coauthors, University of Bern, Division of General Thoracic Surgery.
"A subsequent octreotid scan revealed high suspicion of a carcinoid in the left lower lobe as well. Formal right upper lobectomy and left lower lobectomy were...
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