The two main types of lung cancer are non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. The types are based on the way the cells look under a microscope. Non-small cell lung cancer is much more common than small cell lung cancer.
Tobacco smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, and the number of deaths from lung cancer in women is increasing.
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