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Lung Cancer

– is the leading cause of cancer death among men and women.  There are two main types:

  • Small Cell or Oat cell lung cancer- accounts for a smaller tyoe (15%- 20%) of all lung cancers.  It is staged according to tumor type, node involvement, and the extent of metastasis (TPN).  Small Cell Lung Cancer is very aggressive and has a very low survival rate.
  • Non Small Cell lung Cancer- accounts for about 80% of all lung cancers

 

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