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are there different types of lung cancer?

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Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multiple: There are multiple types of lung cancers based on cells that cancer originates from. Two broad categories are small cell which tends to be more systemic, and non-small cell that tends to be more localized in the lung to start. There are different variants within these categories. Also many lung lesions are actually from cancers elsewhere in body. Metastatic disease.
Answered on May 27, 2015
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