Table 2

Cell type, stage, and location information for lung cancer samples (n = 78)

n%Samples with diagnostic bronchoscopy
Cell Type
 NSCLC (unknown subtype)1560.0
 Large cell carcinoma425.0

NOTE: The percentage of samples in each grouping where bronchoscopy yielded diagnostic cytopathology for lung cancer is reported.

Abbreviations: SCLC, small cell lung cancer; NSCLC, non–small cell lung cancer.

  • *Radiographic findings that cannot be characterized as central versus peripheral.