Is Tuberculosis a Challenge in the Management of Lung Cancer?


KÖKSAL D. , KIZILGOZ D., OZCAN A., KOSAN O. S. , KALAC N., BERKOGLU M.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.19, no.1, pp.46-50, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/ejp.2016.92485
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.46-50

Abstract

Objective: The coincidence of tuberculosis (TB) and lung cancer (LC) at the initial diagnosis or the development of TB during the course of LC is a challenge in the management of both diseases. Herein we reviewed 10 LC patients who coincidentally had TB and evaluated the challenges in the management of both diseases.