NCI Definition: A high grade malignant neoplasm that arises from the lung and is characterized by the presence of large neuroendocrine cells. It usually has an aggressive clinical course. [1]

Disease Details

Large Cell Lung Carcinoma with Neuroendocrine Differentiation, LCNEC of the Lung, Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Lung, Lung Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Pulmonary Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma, Large Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of Lung
Lung Neuroendocrine Neoplasm


1. National Cancer Institute. NCI Thesaurus Version 18.11d. https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ [2018-08-28]. [2018-09-21].

2. The AACR Project GENIE Consortium. AACR Project GENIE: powering precision medicine through an international consortium. Cancer Discovery. 2017;7(8):818-831. Dataset Version 6. This dataset does not represent the totality of the genetic landscape; see paper for more information.

3. All assertions and clinical trial landscape data are curated from primary sources. You can read more about the curation process here.