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Breast lumps: rare presentation of oat cell carcinoma of lung.
  1. C Kelly,
  2. D Henderson,
  3. P Corris
  1. Department of Thoracic Medicine, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne.


    Two cases of oat cell carcinoma are described. Both patients presented initially with a lump in the breast. A review of the published reports on breast metastases as a presenting feature of malignant disease was performed and lung cancer was found to be the commonest extramammary tumour to present as a breast mass (80% of cases) and usually as small cell carcinoma.

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