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18 Terms You Need to Know About Advanced Lung Cancer

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Adenocarcinoma


Alveoli.
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Alveoli


Collapsed lung.
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Atelectasis


Patient with an IV.
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Chemotherapy


Patient undergoing a CT scan.
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CT scan


Lung cancer.
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Large cell carcinoma


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Lobectomy


Respiratory system.
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Mediastinoscopy


Dividing cancer cells.
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Metastasis


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PET scan


Male lungs anatomy.
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Pleura, pleural effusion, pleurodesis


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Pneumonectomy


Pneumothorax word.
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Pneumothorax


Radiation therapy treatment.
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Radiation/radiation therapy


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Segmental resection or wedge resection


Squamous epithelial cells.
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Squamous cell carcinoma


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Stage


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Thoracentesis


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.