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can lung cancer spread to stomach?

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Dr. David Jin
Dr. David Jin answered
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Thanks for asking!: Gastric metastasis from primary lung cancer is very rare with a reported incidence of 0.2%-0.5%.
Answered on Sep 17, 2013
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: http://goo.gl/qyxxk4 "...The most frequent tumors involved in secondary gastric sites are melanoma, breast, and lung cancer..." http://goo.Gl/r2bnbz "...Reported that the incidence of gastric metastasis was 1.7% in 1010 autopsy cases and that the most common cancers metastasizing to the stomach were breast cancer, melanoma and lung cancer..." http://goo.Gl/tjkovg.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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