The Best Oncologist TM


What Are the Causes for Lung Cancer?      Lung Cancer Epidemiology

 Lung Cancer Pathology     Metastatic Spread of Lung Cancer

How Lung Cancer is Diagnosed?       Staging of Lung Cancer

Treatment of Lung Cancer         References and selected reading

Lung Cancer Pathology

By: Dr. Nicola J. Nasser, MD, PhD                    

Lung cancer is defined according to the cells shape revealed my microscopic examination. The two main variants of lung cancer are:

A.    Small cell lung  cancer (about 10-20% of lung cancer)

B.     Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) has several subtypes:

a.       Adenocarcinoma

b.      Squamous cell carcinoma

c.       Large cell carcinoma

d.      Combined squamous cell carcinoma and Adenocarcinoma

Lung Cancer Pathology





References and selected reading

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