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[Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: Clinical and prognostic characteristics, a case report].

Abstract : Sarcomatoid carcinoma is a rare malignancy in the family of non-small-cell lung cancer. They belong to a mixed group of poorly differenciated neoplasia, including sarcomatous cells or sarcomatoid-like cells with giant or spindle cells. We report the case of a 69-year-old man with sarcomatoid carcinoma. We describe the main characteristics of these tumors. Diagnosis is frequently delayed and lesions are locally advanced. The prognostic is poorer than other non-small-cell lung cancer. Chemotherapy is often not efficient.
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Nicolas Paleiron, Cécile Tromeur, Christophe Gut-Gobert, Norbert André, Jean-Jacques Quiot, et al.. [Pulmonary sarcomatoid carcinoma: Clinical and prognostic characteristics, a case report].. Revue de Pneumologie Clinique, Elsevier Masson, 2012, 68 (1), pp.27-30. ⟨10.1016/j.pneumo.2011.05.006⟩. ⟨hal-00721378⟩



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