Medical Dictionary

non–small cell lung cancer

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noun \ˌnän-ˌsmȯl-\

Medical Definition of non–small cell lung cancer

  1. :  any carcinoma (as an adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma) of the lungs that is not a small-cell lung cancer—called also non-small cell cancer, non-small cell carcinoma, non-small cell lung carcinoma; see large-cell carcinoma


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