non-small cell lung cancer

Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung

What is large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung? Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC) is an aggressive type of lung cancer made up of neuroendocrine cells. Neuroendocrine cells are specialized cells that are found throughout the body. They produce chemicals called hormones that influence the activity of both nearby and distant tissues. Can large cell …
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a type of non-small cell lung cancer. The tumour starts from specialized squamous cells that are normally found on the inside of the airways of the lungs. These cells form a barrier called the epithelium which helps protect the airways from damage. SCC of the lungs can be keratinizing (KSCC), …
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