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What's the Difference Between Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and Small Cell Lung Cancer?

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Healthy lung and cancer lung an illustration
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X-ray of cancerous lungs.
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Non-small cell lung cancer


Doctor viewing cancerous lung x-ray.
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Treating by subtypes


Squamous cell carcinoma under microscope.
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Subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer


Carcinoid tumor under microscope.
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Less common subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer


Weight lose, pants to big.
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Signs and symptoms


Surgeon reviewing lung x-ray before surgery.
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Treatments for non-small cell lung cancer


Small cell carcinoma under microscope.
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Small cell lung cancer


Micrograph of small cell lung cancer
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Subtypes of small cell lung cancer


Scanning electron microscope image of lung cancer cells.
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Most aggressive form of lung cancer: small cell lung cancer


Man seeing doctor about persistent cough.
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Symptoms of small cell lung cancer


Lung cancer patient undergoing chemo in hospital.
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Treatment for small cell lung cancer


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