Types of Small Cell Lung Cancer

There are two types of small cell lung cancer. These two types include many different types of cells. The cancer cells of each type grow and spread in different ways. The types of small cell lung cancer are named for the kinds of cells found in the cancer and how the cells look when viewed under a microscope:

Types of small cell lung cancer includes:

  • Small cell carcinoma (oat cell cancer)
  • Combined small cell carcinoma