small cell carcinoma

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Synonyms for small cell carcinoma

highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm

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Pakistani men with a male to female ratio of 4.4 - 7.6:1.6,7 The disease shows a peak between the ages of 51 and 70 years.7,8 The common presenting symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, haemoptysis, fever, weight loss and anorexia.6 Histologically, carcinoma of lung is classified mainly into squamous cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, large cell carcinoma and other less common types.9
Differentiation of Nuclear Protein in Testis (NUC) Midline Carcinomas, Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma, Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, and Sinonasal Undifferentiated Carcinoma NMC SNUC NPC SCN EBV - - + - NUT (C52) + - - - p63 + - or + + - or + Synaptophysin, - - - + chromogranin Abbreviations: EBV, Epstein-Barr virus; NMC, NUT midline carcinoma; NPC, nasopharyngeal carcinoma; SCN, small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma; SNUC, sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma.
It may merge with foci of overlying CIS or with invasive urothelial carcinoma, small cell carcinoma or adenocarcinoma.
(a) The "Other" group includes all remaining tumors tested, except renal cell carcinoma (squamous cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma, thyroid, bile duct, bladder, breast, colon, liver, ovaries, pancreas, prostate, stomach, uterus).
The patients were classified according to the major histologic groups: Adenocarcinoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, Small cell carcinoma, undifferentiated non-small cell carcinoma and others.