Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung

What is squamous cell carcinoma of the lung? Squamous cell carcinoma is a type of lung cancer. The tumour starts from specialized squamous cells that are normally found on the inside of the airways of the lungs. These cells normally form a barrier called the epithelium which helps protect the airways from damage. What causes …
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Non-small cell carcinoma

What is non-small cell carcinoma? Non-small cell carcinoma is a group of cancers with made up of medium and large sized tumour cells. The most common types of non-small cell carcinoma are squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma. How do pathologists make this diagnosis? Pathologists make this diagnosis after a small sample of tissue is examined …
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