Article Abstract

What did the first meta-analysis of tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) bring to light?

Authors: Hironori Uruga, Takeshi Fujii, Atsushi Miyamoto, Takaya Hisashi

Abstract

Tumor spread through air spaces (STAS) was recently identified as a new pattern of lung cancer invasion, in which floating tumor cells or clusters spread into adjacent air spaces beyond the edge of a lung tumor.