Charles M. Rudin

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Small cell lung cancer

What every physician needs to know: Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is an aggressive epithelial tumor with neuroendocrine characteristics, which accounts for 15% of all lung cancer diagnoses. SCLC has a rapid doubling time and predilection to metastasize early; approximately two-thirds of patients present with metastatic disease. Treatment should be initiated as soon as possible.…

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