Lung Cancer and Tuberculosis: A Case Report on a Patient with Concurrent Comorbidities in a Hospital of High Complexity in Fortaleza - CE-BR
Cancer Research Journal
Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2014, Pages: 102-103
Received: Sep. 18, 2014; Accepted: Oct. 13, 2014; Published: Oct. 20, 2014
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Jose Aurillo Rocha, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
Filadelfia Passos Rodrigues Martins, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
Rosineli Leopoldino De Oliveira, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
Paulo Brito De Castro Figueira, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
Jose Dumas Ferreira Gomes, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
David Luniere Goncalves, Clinical Oncology, Messejana Hospital- Dr. Carlos Alberto Studart Gomes- Avenida Frei Cirilo, 3480 - Messejana - CEP - 60.846-190 Fortaleza/Ce/ Brazil
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Abstract
Case report: Lung Cancer (LC) is associated with smoking. Wonders attention in people with lung cancer who also have increased risk of having pulmonary tuberculosis (PT). The chances of getting lung cancer among pulmonary tuberculosis increases compared to LC alone. Simultaneously or not can change the prognosis and survival of these patients. The objective of this case report is to highlight the characteristics and possibilities of patients with PT and LC, with simultaneous or sequential presentation outpatient tertiary Hospital / high complexity. Tuberculosis screening should be recommended prior to initiating immunosuppressive treatment of LC.
Keywords
Lung Cancer, Tuberculosis, Concorrent Comorbities
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Jose Aurillo Rocha, Filadelfia Passos Rodrigues Martins, Rosineli Leopoldino De Oliveira, Paulo Brito De Castro Figueira, Jose Dumas Ferreira Gomes, David Luniere Goncalves, Lung Cancer and Tuberculosis: A Case Report on a Patient with Concurrent Comorbidities in a Hospital of High Complexity in Fortaleza - CE-BR, Cancer Research Journal. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2014, pp. 102-103. doi: 10.11648/j.crj.20140206.11
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