non-small cell lung cancer

Spanish translation: cancer avanzado pulmonar amicrocítico

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04:42 Aug 2, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: non-small cell lung cancer
...standard chemotherapy can prolong survival, delay tumor growth or shrink tumors in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer.

Could it be"cáncer avanzado de pulmón de células no-pequeñas"?

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dany2303
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Spanish translation:cancer avanzado pulmonar amicrocítico
Explanation:

"de pulmón" --> "pulmonar"
non-small cell --> pulmonar amicrocítico

Careful with false friends in medical English, there are a lot!
"En español, el adverbio "no" suele utilizarse con verbos, pero no con adjetivos y mucho menos con sustantivos"
NAVARRO, A. F. "Diccionario crítico de dudas inglés-español de medicina". Madrid: McGraw-Hill Interamericana, 2000, p. 345-346.

I couldn´t find any references on the Internet, but believe me, the NAVARRO dictionary is the best English-Spanish dictionary in the medical field.
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Summary of answers provided
5cáncer de pulmón no microcítico
shawnhoffman
nacancer de pulmón amicrocítico
xxxDel01
nacancer avanzado pulmonar amicrocítico
xxxDel01
naefectivamente
Boudewijn van Milligen


  

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efectivamente


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    Reference: http://cancernet.nci.nih.gov/clinpdq/soa_span2/100039.html
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cancer avanzado pulmonar amicrocítico


Explanation:

"de pulmón" --> "pulmonar"
non-small cell --> pulmonar amicrocítico

Careful with false friends in medical English, there are a lot!
"En español, el adverbio "no" suele utilizarse con verbos, pero no con adjetivos y mucho menos con sustantivos"
NAVARRO, A. F. "Diccionario crítico de dudas inglés-español de medicina". Madrid: McGraw-Hill Interamericana, 2000, p. 345-346.

I couldn´t find any references on the Internet, but believe me, the NAVARRO dictionary is the best English-Spanish dictionary in the medical field.

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cancer de pulmón amicrocítico


Explanation:

Efectivamente, microcítico significa "de células pequeñas". Muy frecuente es "cancer de pulmón microcítico" y, por oposición, el amicrocítico.

Existen 309 páginas en Internet con Google si buscas por "microcítico". Una de las más útiles:

http://www.petmadrid.com/Biblio/Articulos/PET_Ca_pulmon_micr...

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cáncer de pulmón no microcítico


Explanation:
It seems to actually be a combination of the answers already given. You can search for the term I have provided, and will see that many medical sources show up, and give the common abbreviation CPNM (note the no microcítico instead of amicrocítico). It is also common to find carcinoma pulmonar no microcítico in the case that your source document uses carcinoma instead of cancer.


    https://www.cancer.org/es/cancer/cancer-de-pulmon-no-microcitico/acerca/que-es-cancer-de-pulmon-no-microcitico.html
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304541217300859
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