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What is Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is a complicated disease.  We have tried to make it easier to understand the basics about lung cancer.  Read on for information on how lung cancer is diagnosed, the different types of lung cancer and the various stages of the disease. 

The Basics About Lung Cancer

A quick overview of the lungs and cancer.

Types of Lung Cancer

Learning the different types of lung cancer can help you better understand your diagnosis or that of a loved one.

Symptoms of Lung Cancer

When lung cancer symptoms occur, they vary depending on the type of lung cancer and location and size of the tumor. Talk to your doctor if you experience any symptoms of lung cancer.

Staging Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer is staged in numbers and based on several tumor characteristics. Understanding your staging can help you better understand your treatment options.

Staging Small Cell Lung Cancer

Small Cell Lung Cancer is staged primarily based on location and is usually labeled as limited or extensive.

What You Should Know about Statistics

It’s difficult to go online without encountering prognosis and survival rates for lung cancer but what do these terms mean?

Glossary

Read on for a complete list of words used throughout the website to describe medical or scientific terms related to lung cancer.