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Lung cancer

Cancer that begins in the lungs is called primary lung cancer, and is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK. If you are diagnosed with lung cancer, you will have immediate access to our world-leading consultants and state-of-the-art hospitals

Types of lung cancer

Non-small cell lung cancer

This is the most common form of lung cancer and can be divided into three main types; adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and large-cell carcinoma.

Small cell lung cancer

Small cell lung cancer is a fast growing type of lung cancer that occurs more frequently in men than women. In the majority of cases, is the result of smoking.

Mesothelioma

Mesothelioma is a less common type of cancer that usually starts in the pleura, which is the lining that covers the lungs.

Secondary lung cancer

Secondary lung cancer is when cancer cells have spread to the lungs from a cancer that started somewhere else in the body.
Cancer care consultants

Our consultants

We're proud to work with leading experts across a range of medical fields, whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

This content is intended for general information only and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional.
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