Small-cell carcinoma

What is Small-cell carcinoma?

Small cell carcinoma is a cancer composing of highly malignant cells. As the name suggests, the cells are smaller and flatter than normal. Small cell carcinoma mostly targets lungs, although rare cases of small cell cancer can be found in the digestive tract and even prostate. This cancer tends to grow and spread faster than other cancers of the lung.

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My brothers wife is 35 yrs of age she has undergone biopsy of lymph node mass in the periportal region and its Microscopic Descriptions are:...

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Small cell carcinoma can occur in many parts of our body like pituitary, lungs, breast, thyroid, pancreas,...

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Was diagnosed yesterday with Limital Small cell Lung cancer Stage 1B.The nodule is confined to the upper...

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First of all you should know that this is different from NSClung (Non small cell lung carcinoma) carcinoma in that...

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My husband was just DX adenosquamous lung cancer stage 4. He was a smoker and was near 911. Just found out he had COPD in XXXXXXX His health was...

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The adenosquamous carcinoma is a rare combined tumour of non-small cell lung cancer and patients who had been treated only surgically have...

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