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Adenocarcinoma

Adenocarcinoma

Overview

Adenocarcinoma usually develops on the outer boundaries of the lungs and is more commonly found in women than in men.

Review Date 7/8/2019

Updated by: Todd Gersten, MD, Hematology/Oncology, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute, Wellington, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team. Editorial update 01/08/2020.