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Lung cancer

Introduction: Lung cancer

Description of Lung cancer

Lung cancer (medical condition): Cancer of the lung is mostly related to smoking or tobacco use. Because of the prevalence of these practices, lung ...more

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Lung cancer: Cancer that forms in tissues of the lung, usually in the cells lining air passages. The two main types are small cell lung cancer and non-small cell lung cancer. These types are diagnosed based on how the cells look under a microscope.
Source: National Institute of Health

Lung cancer: carcinoma of the lungs; one of the commonest forms of cancer.
Source: WordNet 2.1

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Lung cancer as a Disease

Lung cancer (medical condition): See Lung cancer (disease information).
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Lung cancer: Related Diseases

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Lung cancer as a Symptom

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Lung cancer: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Lung cancer

Source - WordNet 2.1

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Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Lung cancer

The following list attempts to classify Lung cancer into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • carcinoma
  • cancer,malignant neoplastic disease
  • malignant neoplasm,malignant tumor,metastatic tumor
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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