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Default Why is adenocarcinoma of lungs peripheral?

Hi guys,

I'm a bit confused as to why is ADC of the lungs peripherally located?

I thought the mucus producing epithlelium of the lungs was in the trachea/ bronchi/bronchioles.

Thus since the cancer is of glandular origin, shouldn't it be located centrally ie in the brochi/bronchioles?

Would appreciate any help.

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