Table 1– Histological types, disease staging and TNM (tumour, node, metastasis) classification of lung cancer diagnosed in the studied population
CharacteristicPatients n (%)
Histological types
 Adenocarcinoma107 (51.2)
 Squamous cell carcinoma62 (29.7)
 Small cell carcinoma21 (10.0)
 Large cell carcinoma7 (3.3)
 Other12 (5.7)
Staging
 00 (0.0)
 I or II38 (11.9)
 III49 (24.4)
 IV114 (56.7)
  ND9 (4.7)
T descriptor
 T00 (0.0)
 T125 (11.9)
 T259 (28.1)
 T333 (17.6)
 T469 (32.9)
 TX5 (2.4)
 ND15 (7.1)
N descriptor
 N048 (22.9)
 N115 (7.1)
 N261 (29.0)
 N359 (28.1)
 NX12 (5.7)
 ND15 (7.1)
M descriptor
 M085 (40.5)
 M1112 (53.3)
 ND13 (6.2)
  • ND: not done.