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Lung Cancer Types

There are two main types of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer is more common.

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NCSLC)

    Find out about Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, which are the two most common subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).

  • Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)

    Accounting for around 13 percent of lung cancers, small cell lung cancer (SCLC) begins in the cells surrounding the bronchi. Learn more about this less common type.

  • Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors

    Learn about neuroendocrine tumors, a highly diverse group of tumors formed by neuroendocrine cells.