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Small-Cell Lung Cancer (cont.)

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small cell lung cancer, oat cell cancer, SCLC, NSCLC, small-cell lung cancer, non-small-cell lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, lung cancer, paraneoplastic syndromes, cigarette smoking, tobacco smoking, smoking, quitting smoking, secondhand smoke, uranium miners, radon exposure, asbestos exposure

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Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is considered distinct from other lung cancers, called non–small-cell lung cancers (NSCLCs), because of their clinical and biologic characteristics.

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