Thoracic Cancers

Robert B. Darnell and Jerome B. Posner

in Paraneoplastic Syndromes

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Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199772735
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322916 | DOI:

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Thoracic Cancers

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Cancers arising in the thorax, including tumors of bronchial structures and thymus, are relatively common causes of paraneoplastic syndromes. Moreover, each of the tumors can cause a wide variety of different neurologic disorders. This chapter considers first lung cancers and then tumors of the thymus.

Chapter.  8292 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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