The three main types of lung cancer are non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer and lung carcinoid tumor, according to the American Cancer Society. Non-small cell lung cancer has three subtypes, including squa... More »

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Small-cell lung cancer differs from non-small cell lung cancer in several ways, including rate of growth, rate of spread, reaction to treatment and association with other syndromes, according to WebMD's eMedicineHealth r... More »

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Dogs with primary lung cancer can generally live up to one year after surgical removal of the mass in their lungs, provided the disease has not spread to the lymph nodes or other tissue, reports Canine Cancer. However, t... More »

The stages of non-small cell lung cancer include T1, T2, T3, T4, N1, N2, N3 and M1, according to the American Cancer Society. The letters indicate what is being affected by the cancer, while the numbers indicate its seve... More »

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There are five types of standard treatments available for small cell lung cancer: surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, laser therapy and placement of an endoscopic stent. New types of treatments are being tested in ... More »

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Predominant signs of lung cancer include a cough that gets worse or doesn't improve, wheezing, weight loss, chest pain and coughing up blood, according to the American Cancer Society. Other common symptoms are hoarseness... More »

The American Cancer Society lists the 5-year survival rate for stage IV non-small-cell lung cancer as about one percent; stage IV small-cell lung cancer 5-year survival rates are at two percent. Mesothelioma has a 5-year... More »

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