Article Abstract

Editorial on “Growth patterns of pulmonary metastases: should we adjust resection techniques to primary histology and size?”

Authors: Stefano M. M. Basso, Sandro C. Sulfaro, Paolo Ubial


The lung is a common site of metastases, originating from several extrapulmonary malignancies, including epithelial carcinomas and sarcomas. Prevalence depends on primary tumour site, which is generally colorectal cancer (CRC), breast cancer (BC) and genitourinary malignancies (1).