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Cancer Genetics

Oatcell Cancer

04/26/2001

Question:

What is Oatcell Cancer?

Answer:

Oat cell carcinoma is a type of lung cancer. It is included as one of the small cell lung cancers, a type almost always associated with a smoking history. For additional information, see the American Cancer Society`s or National Cancer Institute`s web sites below. Look under "small cell lung cancer".

Related Resources:

CancerNet: NCI's Comprehensive Cancer Database
Your American Cancer Society

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Response by:

Judith A Westman, MD Judith A Westman, MD
Associate Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Medical Biochemistry
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University