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Table 4 Types of metastatic cancers (n = 272)

From: Diagnostic value of medical thoracoscopy in malignant pleural effusion

Metastatic cancers n (%)
Lung cancer 232 (85.2)
Breast cancer 12 (4.4)
Ovarian cancer 6 (2.2)
Pancreatic cancer 5 (1.8)
Hepatic carcinoma 3 (1.1)
Esophageal carcinoma 2 (0.7)
Renal carcinoma 2 (0.7)
Thymic carcinoma 2 (0.7)
Gastric carcinoma 1 (0.4)
Myeloma 1 (0.4)
Sinuethmoid cancer 1 (0.4)
Malignant hemangioendothelioma 1 (0.4)
Base tongue carcinoma 1 (0.4)
Malignant melanoma 1 (0.4)
Cervical cancer 1 (0.4)
Endometrial cancer 1 (0.4)