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Large cell carcinoma

Large cell carcinoma: Introduction

Large cell carcinoma: Large cell carcinoma is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the lungs. This non-small cell lung cancer that represents 10% to 20% of all tumors that start in the bronchi, which are the main branches of the trachea that lead to the lungs. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Large cell carcinoma is available below.

Symptoms of Large cell carcinoma

Treatments for Large cell carcinoma

  • After the stage and extent of the cancer has been determined, the cancer will need one or several types of treatment. This could include the surgical removal of the cancer, treating the area of the cancer with radiation, or using chemotherapy
  • Palliative management of symptoms
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Large cell carcinoma?

Large cell carcinoma: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Large cell carcinoma:

  • Without treatment, cancer will continue to grow. As with any cancer, even if large cell carcinoma seems to have disappeared after treatment, there is a chance the cancer can return
  • more complications...»

Causes of Large cell carcinoma

  • Cigarette smoking
  • Exposure to other chemicals and exposures to agents such as asbestos, radon, chromium, nickel and arsenic may be associated with the development of lung cancer
  • more causes...»

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Large cell carcinoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Large cell carcinoma

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Large cell carcinoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Large cell carcinoma

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Large cell carcinoma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Large cell carcinoma

Prognosis for Large cell carcinoma: Large cell carcinoma usually is diagnosed after the disease has spread. The overall prognosis for large cell carcinoma and other non-small cell lung cancers is poor, with a 5-year survival rate of about 16%.

Research about Large cell carcinoma

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Clinical Trials for Large cell carcinoma

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Large cell carcinoma: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Large cell carcinoma

  1. Large cell carcinoma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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