Types of Lung Cancer

What types of lung cancer exist? Lungs Cancer have many subtypes and they are named according to the tissues or cells they are found in.


Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-small lung cancer starts in the tissues of the lung. Several types exist. They are named after the cells found in it. Smoking is one of the major risk factors for non-small cell lung cancer. The cancer cells of each type of non-small cancer grow and spread in different ways.  For most patients with non-small cell lung cancer, current treatments do not cure this type of lung cancer.

Small Cell Lung Cancer

 Smoking is the major risk factor for small cell lung cancer