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Glossary: occult stage non-small cell lung cancer, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

occult stage non-small cell lung cancer

(uh-KULT ... sel lung KAN-ser)

Cancer cells are found in sputum (mucus coughed up from the lungs), but no tumor can be found in the lung by imaging tests or bronchoscopy, or the tumor is too small to be checked.

2004-03-24

2010-08-31