Definitions for "SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER"
Keywords:  oat, lung, microscope, cancer, oval
A type of lung cancer made up of small, round cells. SCLC is rarer than non-small cell lung cancer, spreads more rapidly and is harder to treat.
one of 2 main categories of lung cancer; may also be called oat cell lung cancer.
Type of lung cancer. Behaves differently from the other main types of lung cancer and so is treated differently. Can spread early, so often treated with chemotherapy.