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. ... system to the lungs. It is different than lung cancer that starts in the lungs. Nearly any cancer can spread to the lungs. Common cancers include: Bladder cancer Breast cancer Colorectal cancer Kidney ...
  7. ... lungs, it is called metastatic cancer to the lung .
  8. Lung Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Lung Cancer/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Lung Cancer ... Lung cancer prevention approaches include ...
  9. Stages of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Lung Cancer/Diagnosis and Tests ... Lung Cancer ... Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment options ...
  10. National Cancer Institute ... From the National Institutes of Health ... Lung Cancer/Treatments and Therapies ... Lung Cancer ... Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) treatment ...
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