Zhongguo Fei Ai Za Zhi 2021 Jan;24(1):63-68
Department of Thoracic Oncology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.
NUT carcinoma is a rare, high lethal cancer which feature as the rearrangement of the nuclear protein in testis (NUT) gene on chromosome 15q14, and its pathogenesis and treatment is not yet clear, the prognosis is poor. Due to NUT carcinoma often occurred on the middle position of the body, such as eyes, nose and palate, mediastinum, so it is also called NUT midline carcinoma (NMC). In this case, we report a 70 years old man who was diagnosed as primary pulmonary NUT carcinoma in the Department of Thoracic Oncology, West China Hospital of Sichuan University. Read More