Article Abstract

Spread through air spaces in lung neuroendocrine tumor

Authors: Yuka Kozuma, Gouji Toyokawa, Yuichi Yamada, Fumihiro Shoji, Koji Yamazaki, Yoshinao Oda, Sadanori Takeo


Spread through air spaces (STAS) was proposed as a new form of cancer invasion by the World Health Organization in 2015. Since the definition of STAS, a number of studies on STAS have been reported and revealed the clinical significance of STAS in various histological subtypes of lung cancer.