Definitions for "Non-small cell lung cancer"
The name given to cover three types of lung cancer, which are treated in similar ways. Most patients with lung cancer have one of the non-small cell types. See lung cancer section.
one of the 2 main categories of lung cancer that includes adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma.
Any lesion composed of epithelial of the lungs and/or bronchi that is not a small-cell cancer (i.e. adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma)