One of two basic types of lung cancer. Non-small cell tumors grow slowly but are less likely to respond to chemotherapy. There are different subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer: adenocarcioma, squamous cell carcinoma, adenosquamous carcinoma, larger cell carcinoma, and undifferentiated carcinoma.
A resource for patients with advanced or metastatic nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
eMedicine: Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell
Article by Irfan Maghfoor, MD explores background of disease, statistics, clinical history, lab, staging, treatment, medication, and photographs.
MedNow: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Overview of the disease, cellular classification, stages, definition, recurrence, and treatment options.
NCI: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Summarized information about the treatment of the disease includes staging, recurrence, options, and a health professional version.
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