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What is the most common lung cancer?

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Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common lung cancer, accounting for about 85% of all cases. NSCLC has three main types designated by the type of cells found in the tumor. They are adenocarcinomas, Squamous cell carcinomas, and large cell carcinomas.

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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