Dr. David Sanderson shares his medical knowledge to describe small cell lung cancer.
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Lung cancer generally is looked at by its pathologic appearance and we classify it into small cell lung caner and no-small cell lung cancer. Within the group of non-small cell cancer there are further subdivisions into adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma, but generally we talk about small cell and non-small cell carcinoma and they behave differently and they are treated differently.
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