5 Characteristics of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Several different types of cancer are grouped under the name “non-small cell lung cancer.” Together, these types make up about 85 percent of all lung cancer diagnoses. Non-small cell lung cancers share many characteristics, including prognosis and treatment. Subtypes Most cases of non-small cell lung cancer fall into one of three subtypes: Sqaumous cell carcinomas … Read more5 Characteristics of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

5 Ways Lung Cancer is Staged

What does it mean when a cancer is staged? The term “stage” refers to the progression of the disease. Despite the eventual progression or remission of the disease, the initial stage given at diagnosis stays the same. Doctors simply add information to the first staging to record changes in the patient’s cancer. The five ways … Read more5 Ways Lung Cancer is Staged