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    • It's true that BAC is a subtype of adenocarcinoma, but there are MILLIONS of patients with adenocarcinomas, and less than 0.001% of them will have a metastasis to the knee. Moreover, BAC rarely spreads outside of the lungs and has never, ever been reported to spread to the knee. I can essentially gu (More)
    • Dear Dr West, Thank you for quick reply. Please, see mentioned manuscript, Synovial metastasis from lung cancer at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3523761/, they wrote "Adenocarcinoma has been the most common type of synovial metastasis encountered." If there are different sub types o (More)
    • Marija, I'm very sorry about your grandfather's recent death, and it makes sense to seek answers. That said, your grandfather had BAC, which shouldn't leave the lungs and has never, in the history of medicine, metastasized to the knee. It is not the same as a primary large cell carcinoma, and rea (More)
    • Dear Dr. West, My grandfather passed away two weeks ago.He could not recover from postoperative delirium of BAC mucinosum. He also had knee pain with swelling few months before surgery but doctors gave diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis based just on X-ray, without further analysis. I have found (More)

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