Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is also known as lung carcinoma. Like other cancers, lung cancer is characterized by uncontrolled cell division. As the name suggests, lung cancer starts in the lung tissue. Also like other cancers this cancer growth can spread to other parts of the body in a process called metastasis. Lung cancers that originate in the lung are called primary lung cancers, and they are for the most part carcinomas. There are 2 main types of lung cancers, small cell lung carcinomas and non small cell lung carcinomas. Small Cell Lung Carcinoma Small cell lung cancer accounts for approximately 15%…Continue readingLung Cancer