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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1986;3(1):201-207.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.1986.3.1.201    Published online December 31, 1986.
Clinical Study of Lung Cancer.
Pill Young Kim, Jung Kyu Choi, Myung Soo Hyun, Chong Suhi Kim, Young Hyun Lee, Jae Chun Chung, Chong Suhi Kim
Abstract
159 histologically proved cases of lung cancer have been reviewed at the Department of Internal Medicine, Yeungnam University Medical School for the past two years and six months from January, 1984 to July 1986. 1. The age distribution ranged from 27 to 87 years and 69.2% of the patient were distributed between the ages of 51 and 70. 2. The ratio of male and female was 4.6 : 1 (131 males, 28 females) 3. Chief complains were in order of dyspnea, chest pain, cough, hemoptysis and weight loss. 4. Localization on chest film. Right was more than left (right 58.6%, left 36.2%) and the most frequent site is right upper lung field (33 cases, 21.7%) 6. 76.8% of case was diagnosed histologically under the bronchoscopic biopsy. 8. The most common treatment was conservative therapy In general. However chemotherapy was most common treatment of the small cell type carcinoma.


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