Small Cell Lung Cancer

Smoking tobacco is the number one risk factor for developing small cell lung cancer.

Types of Small Cell Lung Cancer

There are two types of small cell lung cancer.

These two types include many different types of cells. The cancer cells of each type grow and spread in different ways. The types of small cell lung cancer are named for the kinds of cells found in the cancer and how the cells look when viewed under a microscope:

  1. Small cell carcinoma (oat cell cancer).
  2. Combined small cell carcinoma.

Continue reading our other pages on our website for more information about small cell lung cancer:

Our doctors at Willamette Valley Cancer Institute are dedicated and available to help if you have been diagnosed with small cell lung cancer. Request an appointment at one of our locations for a consultation with a lung cancer specialist. We are conveniently located across Willamette Valley in Corvallis, Eugene, Florence, and Lincoln City to help patients.

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