A 40-year-old member asked:
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malignant neoplasm of the breast which spread to the lung. the lung cancer is what type?

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Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Breast metastasis: Metastatic carcinoma of the breast. Adenocarcinoma most likely.
Answered on Mar 19, 2013
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Same: With metastasis the distant lesion usually is the same histology -pathology as the primary. So breast adenocarcinomas will be the cell type in the chest- lung in the case cited.
Answered on Mar 24, 2013

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