Non–Small Cell Carcinomas of the Lung

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Epithelial neoplasms are by far the most common primary malignancies in the lung. Worldwide, lung cancer is the leading cause of illness and death in patients with neoplastic disease as…

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Tumors of the Pleura

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The pleura can be seeded by a wide spectrum of primary and metastatic tumoral conditions. Primary neoplasms affecting the pleura include epithelial, mesenchymal, and lymphoid neoplasms; of these categories, epithelial…

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Biphasic Tumors of the Lung

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Primary malignant biphasic tumors occurring in the lung parenchyma are rare, accounting for no more than 1% to 2% of all primary malignant tumors of the lung. The two most…

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Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung

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Neuroendocrine carcinomas constitute an important group of primary neoplasms in the lung. Although the gamut of primary lung tumors that may show neuroendocrine differentiation is rather complex, involving tumors not…

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Lung Tumors of Uncertain Histogenesis

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This chapter describes a group of lung tumors characterized by uncertain histogenesis and very rare occurrence. Despite current advances in immunohistochemistry and molecular biology, definitive conclusions regarding the cellular origins…

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Mesenchymal Tumors of the Lung

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Primary mesenchymal tumors of the lung, whether benign or malignant, are rare. Sarcomas with histopathologic features similar to those seen in soft tissues may arise in the bronchopulmonary region; thus,…

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Lymphoproliferative Tumors of the Lung

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Malignant primary lymphoproliferative tumors of the lung are rare and represent a small percentage of all primary malignant neoplasms of the lower respiratory tract. Much of the current knowledge regarding…

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Handling and Grossing of Larger Cases

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The correct procedures for handling resected tissue and preparing gross specimens for histologic evaluation of thoracic tumors are of great importance not only for diagnostic purposes but also for staging…

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