What is Lung Cancer | Types of Lung Cancer

What is Lung Cancer - Most lung cancers originate from cells in the lungs, but lung cancer can also originate from cancer in other body parts that spread to the lungs.

Types of Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the most common cancer in both men and women.
Lung cancer is also the leading cause of cancer deaths.

Types of Lung Cancer

More than 90% of lung cancers originated from the bronchi (large airways into the lungs), cancer is called carcinoma bronkogenik, which consists of:
1. Squamous cell carcinoma
2. Small cell carcinoma or squamous cell wheat
3. Large cell carcinoma
4. Adenocarcinoma.

Alveolar cell carcinoma derived from air pockets (alveoli) in the lungs. This cancer can be a single growth, but often strike more than one area in the lungs.

Lung tumors are less common are:
1. Adenoma (can be malignant or benign)
2. Kondromatous hamartoma (benign)
3. Sarcoma (malignant)

Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymph system, which can be derived from the lung or is spread from another organ. Many cancers that originate from elsewhere to spread to the lungs. This cancer usually comes from the breast, colon, prostate, kidney, thyroid, stomach, cervix, rectum, testicles, bones and skin.

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