Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Learn how non-small cell lung cancer is diagnosed, its symptoms, and treatment options available at Penn Medicine’s Abramson Cancer Center.

Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer and includes adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and large-cell (undifferentiated) carcinoma.

If you are facing a non-small cell lung cancer diagnosis, Penn Medicine's Abramson Cancer Center offers a Lung Cancer Program with a full range of treatment options. Receiving an early and accurate diagnosis, combined with the full range of treatment options available at Penn, provides you the best chance of survival.

At Penn, you will be cared for by a team of thoracic surgeons, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists, pulmonologists, nurse practitioners, physicians assistants, respiratory therapists, rehabilitation specialists and nurses. Each provides expertise in treating non-small cell lung cancer. Our comprehensive team of lung cancer experts incorporate surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted molecular therapies to deliver integrated medicine for complex management of non-small cell lung cancer.