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Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (08 / 08 / 2013)

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Before initiating treatment of a patient with small cell lung cancer (SCLC), an experienced lungcancer pathologist should review the pathologic material. Pathologic Classification The current classification of subtypes of SCLC includes the following:[1] Small cell carcinoma. Combined small cell carcinoma (i.e., SCLC combined with neoplastic squamous and/or glandular components). SCLC arising from neuroendocrine cells forms one extreme of the spectrum of neuroendocrine carcinomas...

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