Diagnosis of lung cancer in small biopsies and cytology: implications of the 2011 International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification.

Diagnosis of lung cancer in small biopsies and cytology: implications of the 2011 International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society classification.

The new International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer/American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society lung adenocarcinoma classification gives, for the first time, standardized terminology for lung cancer prognosis in small biopsies and cytology; this was not primarily addressed by earlier World Health Organization classifications. Until lately there have been no therapeutic implications to additional classification of NSCLC, so little …

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