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What are large-cell carcinomas of the lung?

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Large cell carcinomas, sometimes referred to as undifferentiated carcinomas, are the least common type of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), accounting for 10%-15% of all lung cancers. This type of cancer has a high tendency to spread to the lymph nodes and distant sites.

From: Types of Lung Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

"Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine-Second Edition," edited by Marianne J. Legato, MD, Academic Press, 2010. 

Lung Cancer Types from MedicineNet.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 01, 2018

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

"Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine-Second Edition," edited by Marianne J. Legato, MD, Academic Press, 2010. 

Lung Cancer Types from MedicineNet.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on March 01, 2018

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