Author | Walter Scott, MD

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Small-Cell Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, and Thymoma

November 01, 2015

This management guide covers the symptoms, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), mesothelioma, and thymoma from a surgical, medical, and radiation oncology approach.

Cancer Management Chapter 4: Small-cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, and thymoma

March 08, 2010

As discussed in chapter 3, there are two major subdivisions of lung cancer: small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), for which chemotherapy is the primary treatment, and non–small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). SCLC is decreasing in frequency in the United States, with recent data showing it represents only 14% of lung cancers. This chapter provides information on the staging and prognosis, pathology and pathophysiology, treatment, and follow-up of long-term survivors of SCLC and concludes with brief discussions on mesothelioma and thymoma.

Small-cell lung cancer,mesothelioma, and thymoma

January 01, 2005

As discussed in chapter 6, there are two major subdivisions of lung cancer:small-cell lung cancer (SCLC), for which chemotherapy is the primary treatment,and non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). SCLC is decreasing in frequencyin the United States, with recent data showing it represents only 14%of lung cancers. This chapter provides information on the staging and prognosis,pathology and pathophysiology, treatment, and follow-up of longtermsurvivors of SCLC and concludes with brief discussions on mesotheliomaand thymoma.