Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the lung

Dr Tim Luijkx and Dr Yuranga Weerakkody et al.

Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS) of the lung is a considered a preinvasive type of non-small cell lung cancer

In some situations, this histology can also be found around the bronchial stump margin after resection of bronchial cancer, when there is presence of CIS on histology in a bronchial resection margin after resection of a lung cancer, there are some reports of association with tumor recurrence 3 while  other reports suggest that CIS regresses without further treatment in significant number of patients 4.

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rID: 23449
System: Chest
Tag: cases, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Squamous cell carcinoma in situ (CIS) of lung
  • Pulmonary squamous cell carcinoma in situ
  • Squamous cell carcinoma in situ of lung
  • Squamous cell CIS of lung

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