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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 968723, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/968723
Case Report

Primary Signet Ring Cell Carcinoma of the Lung with Cerebellar Metastasis Showing Full Response to Cisplatin and Docetaxel Therapy

1Division of Internal Medicine, Sisli Education and Research Hospital, 34200 Istanbul, Turkey
2Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, Sisli Education and Research Hospital, 34200 Istanbul, Turkey
3Division of Pathology, Sisli Education and Research Hospital, 34200 Istanbul, Turkey

Received 14 November 2013; Accepted 11 December 2013; Published 9 January 2014

Academic Editors: F. A. Mauri and M. Romkes

Copyright © 2014 Onur Kocas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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