Metachronous pulmonary and oesophageal neoplasia

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Primary carcinomas of the lung and oesophagus are common, surgical resection offers the only hope of long-term survival with both conditions. We present the unusual case of a patient who underwent transhiatal oesophagectomy for an adenocarcinoma carcinoma of the oesophagus, 5 years after left pneumonectomy for small cell carcinoma of the lung.

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