About Lung Cancer
Written by: SERO Board-Certified Physicians
Lung cancer typically occurs in the air passages or areas of air exchange in the lungs. It is typically associated with smoking, but many patients who have lung cancer have never smoked. There are two general types of lung cancers: “small cell” lung cancer, which is almost always associated with smoking, and “non-small cell” lung cancer. According to Mayo Clinic, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Discover information about lung cancer symptoms, treatment options and more below.
What To Know
Staging of lung cancer involves evaluation of the size of the tumor in the lung and whether the cancer has been spread to lymph nodes or elsewhere in the body. Staging is an important aspect of lung cancer treatment and prognosis.