All VCS sites will be conducting temperature checks for all patients and visitors at entrances. For your safety, you will be asked to use a mask, if you do not have one, a mask will be provided. If a person presents with a temperature, you will be asked to return home and further instructions will be given by your health care team. For our patients protection, no visitors under 18 will be allowed in the offices, there is a limit one (1) visitor per patient if necessary. No visitors are allowed in the chemo infusion room. Telemedicine visits are now available for routine office visits. VCS is keeping updated on current state and local guidance for the Covid vaccine rollout plan – until then please be advised our office will not write letters of recommendation or advise patients until the state and federal guidelines are published. FOR THE LATEST UP TO DATE INFORMATION, ALERTS, VACCINE INFORMATION AND CANCELLATIONS PLEASE CLICK HERE

Small Cell Lung Cancer

Disease Information

What You Need to Know About 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:

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

Smoking tobacco is the major risk factor for developing small cell lung cancer.

Visit the National Cancer Institute where this information and more can be found about Small Cell Lung Cancer or ask your cancer care team questions about your individual situation.

Lo que usted necesita saber sobre el cáncer de pulmón de células pequeñas.