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Lung scar cancer—a reappraisal
  1. L McDonnell,
  2. JP Long
  1. Department of Pathology, St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin 4
  2. Department of Thoracic Medicine, St Vincent's Hospital, Dublin 4

    Abstract

    A retrospective clinicopathological study of 100 necropsy cases of lung carcinoma revealed three scar cancers. The scarring in a further 11 probably occurred secondary to the tumour. The premise that lung scars initiate malignancy is questioned.

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