Lung Cancer

What is lung cancer?

Lung cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells that line the air passages. It is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women.

There are two main types: small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These two types grow differently and are treated differently. Non-small cell lung cancer is the more common type.

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  1. Lung Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells that line the air passages. It is ... women. There are two main types: small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These two ...
  2. Lung Cancer Tumor Markers What are lung cancer tumor marker tests? Lung cancer tumor markers are substances produced by tumor cells. Normal cells can turn into tumor cells due to ...
  3. Lung cancer is a disease in which certain cells in the lungs become abnormal and multiply uncontrollably to form a tumor. Lung cancer may not cause signs ...
  4. Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is a fast-growing type of lung cancer . It spreads much more quickly than non-small cell lung cancer . There are two types of SCLC: Small cell ...
  5. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer . It usually grows and spreads more slowly than small cell lung cancer . There are three common types of non-small ...
  6. Lung Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Lung cancer prevention approaches include avoiding exposure to risk factors like tobacco smoke, radon, radiation, asbestos, and other substances. Learn ...
  7. Stages of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. Laser therapy, ...
  8. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy. Laser therapy, ...
  9. Stages of Small Cell Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Small cell lung cancer treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, laser therapy, targeted therapy, and supportive care. Learn ...
  10. Small cell lung cancer treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy, laser therapy, targeted therapy, and supportive care. Learn ...
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