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Published online: 2015-03-23
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Diagnosis of the patint with stage IV adenocarcinoma of the lung harbouring EGFR activating mutation with the coexisting oligoastrocytoma of the brain

Łukasz Spychalski, Katarzyna Szyszka-Barth

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Vol 10, Supp. G (2014)
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Published online: 2015-03-23

Abstract

Lung cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm diagnosed in Poland. It is also the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men as well as in women. Among all lung cancers approximately 40% are adenocarcinomas. EGFR activating mutations are present in approximately 10% of caucasian patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Among all diagnosed brain tumors only 2.3% are oligoastrocytomas.

Abstract

Lung cancer is the most common malignant neoplasm diagnosed in Poland. It is also the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in men as well as in women. Among all lung cancers approximately 40% are adenocarcinomas. EGFR activating mutations are present in approximately 10% of caucasian patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Among all diagnosed brain tumors only 2.3% are oligoastrocytomas.

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Keywords

adenocarcinoma of the lung, EGFR activating mutation, oligoastrocytoma

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Title

Diagnosis of the patint with stage IV adenocarcinoma of the lung harbouring EGFR activating mutation with the coexisting oligoastrocytoma of the brain

Journal

Oncology in Clinical Practice

Issue

Vol 10, Supp. G (2014)

Pages

36-37

Published online

2015-03-23

Keywords

adenocarcinoma of the lung
EGFR activating mutation
oligoastrocytoma

Authors

Łukasz Spychalski
Katarzyna Szyszka-Barth

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