Case Report

Metachronous lung cancer that presented as bilateral synchronous lung cancer

Celalettin Ibrahim Kocaturk, Levent Cansever, Dilek Zehra Kanmaz, Mehmet Ali Bedirhan


Every patient undergoing curative treatment for primary lung cancer is a candidate for metachronous lung cancer, with a reported risk of 5% per year. The majority of cases are stage I patients. Patients who undergo resection for lung cancer should be followed regularly. A metachronous lung cancer that develops as bilateral synchronous lung cancer is very rare.

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