Rohini Chatterjee, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

Rohini Chatterjee

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Mediastinal Tumors

What every physician needs to know MEDIASTINAL COMPARTMENTS The mediastinum is an anatomic space in the chest located between the two pleural spaces, behind the posterior sternal table, extending superiorly to the thoracic inlet, posteriorly to the anterior longitudinal ligament of the spine and paraspinal sulci, and inferiorly to the diaphragm. The three-compartment model proposed…

Other Lung Neoplasms (including benign lung tumors, inflammatory pseudotumor/plasma cell granuloma, neuroendocrine tumors, sarcomas, and metastases to the lungs)

What every physician needs to know: While lung cancer is the most common cause of malignant lesions in the lungs, many other malignant and benign lung neoplasms may mimic primary lung cancer. It is important to distinguish the different etiologies because treatment varies widely, from observation for granulomas or hamartomas to surgery for malignancies like…

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