non-small cell lung cancer


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non-small cell lung cancer

 (nŏn′smôll′)
n.
Any of several lung cancers, especially an adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, or large cell carcinoma, that derive from cells of the epithelium and differ in structure from small cell lung cancer.
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USPRwire, Tue Sep 30 2014] Non-small cell lung cancer occurs when normal cells grow and multiply without control after undergoing a cell transformation.