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What is the rate of incidence of bronchoalveolar carcinoma?

Although bronchoalveolar carcinoma is a rare form of lung cancer, it has been increasingly diagnosed in non-smoking women. Bronchoalveolar carcinoma makes up anywhere from two to 14 percent of the diagnosed cases of lung cancer. A diagnosis of bronchoalveolar carcinoma can also include adenocarcinoma, which can make up more than 20 percent of diagnosed cases of non-small cell lung cancers.

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