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Prevalence and outcome of central airway obstruction in patients with lung cancer.

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Summary of "Prevalence and outcome of central airway obstruction in patients with lung cancer."

Central airway obstruction (CAO) is a life-threatening complication of lung cancer. The prevalence of CAO in lung cancer patients is unknown. We audited CAO burden to inform our local cancer service.

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Name: BMJ open respiratory research
ISSN: 2052-4439
Pages: e000429

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