SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Lung Cancer I
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Cancer recurrence represents treatment failure, the development of new primary tumors is suggestive of persistent exposure to etiological risk factors. The detection of synchronous cancers stresses the importance of recognizing and eradicating the environmental risk factors like smoking and drinking. Field cancerization effect, suggests that carcinogenic exposure or genetic factors affect tissues or organs, potentiating many cells in the same area to become transformed.