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
Adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma are the two main subtypes of non-small cell lung cancer. Find out more about the most common type of lung cancer.
- Small Cell Lung Cancer
Accounting for around 13 percent of lung cancers, small cell lung cancer begins in the cells surrounding the bronchi. Learn more about this less common type.