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Morbidity in long-term survivors of small cell carcinoma of the lung.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6326998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The follow-up of eight patients who were alive and disease-free for at least 12 months following completion of therapy for small cell carcinoma of the lung (SCC) is presented. One patient is alive and well. Five patients (62%), including two with acute leukemia, died of second malignancies. One patient died with late recurrence of SCC, and one patient died of an unexplained neurologic degenerative disease with dementia. It is concluded that patients with apparent cure of SCC are at high risk for serious disorders including second malignancies.
S A Volk; R F Mansour; D R Gandara; J Redmond
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cancer     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0008-543X     ISO Abbreviation:  Cancer     Publication Date:  1984 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-07-16     Completed Date:  1984-07-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374236     Medline TA:  Cancer     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  25-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Small Cell / mortality*,  therapy
Combined Modality Therapy
Follow-Up Studies
Lung Neoplasms / mortality*,  therapy
Middle Aged
Time Factors

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