Chris Bubeck

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Small cell lung cancer

What every physician needs to know: Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive epithelial tumor with neuroendocrine characteristics, which accounts for 15% of all lung cancer diagnoses. SCLC has a rapid doubling time and predilection to metastasize early; approximately two-thirds of patients present with metastatic disease. Treatment should be initiated as soon as possible.…

Lung Cancer

At a Glance Lung cancer is a major health problem in the United States and the world. According to the American Cancer Society’s annual statistical report, lung cancer is the most prevalent cancer in American men and women, with an estimated incidence of 220,000 new diagnoses in 2011. Furthermore, the case mortality rate of lung…

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