Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Chapter uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Carcinoma, Large Cell
  • Carcinoma, Small Cell
  • Lung Neoplasms
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors


  • Large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the lung was first described in 1991 as a form of high-grade nonsmall cell neuroendocrine carcinoma. It is part of a family of pulmonary neuroendocrine tumors that includes the low-grade typical carcinoid, intermediate-grade atypical carcinoid, the high-grade large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma and small cell carcinoma. © 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

publication date

  • September 20, 2012



  • Book Chapter


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/9781118464557.ch24

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 343

end page

  • 353