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Lungs and Respiration :
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells in the lung. It is strongly linked to smoking, and is the largest killer cancer of men in the United States. The main symptoms of lung cancer are shortness of breath, weight loss, and coughing (sometimes coughing blood).

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Advanced Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients Have Better Overall Survival
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, causing more deaths than breast, colon, and prostate cancers combined.

Non-s.....
Added Benefit of Crizotinib for Treating Lung Cancer is Not Proven
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common form of lung cancer. Since August 2016 crizotinib (trade name: Xalkori) has also been availabl.....
Benefits of Delayed Chemotherapy for Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients
Each year, more people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. For patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCL.....
Old Lung Cancer Patients Face A Lot of Treatment Burden
Yale researchers found that depending on the type of treatment older lung cancer patients receive, they can spend an average of one in three days inte.....
Specialized Radiotherapy Treatment Better for Adenocarcinoma Type of Lung Cancer
Highlights:
  • The effect of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) on different types of lung ca.....


Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
Respiratory diseases affect any part of the respiratory system. Some of the lung diseases like chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can lead to respiratory failure... Read More
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) of Kidney Tumors
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure that uses electrical energy and heat to destroy cancer cells. Know more about the benefits and risks of RFA... Read More
Mesothelioma Cancer - Mesothelioma Facts
Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer involving the lungs lining called pleura and has poor prognosis... Read More
Lung Cancer - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention
Lung cancer is a malignant tumor in the lung tissues. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer with symptoms like recurrent respiratory diseases... Read More
Lung Cancer Screening - FAQs
Lung cancer accounts for nearly 1.3 million deaths annually worldwide. Lung cancer screening can help in early detection of cancer and possible cure... Read More
Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
The procedure by which tissue samples are obtained from the lung is known as lung biopsy. The biopsy tissues obtained from the lungs are examined by a pathologist. .. Read More
Five Alarming Cancer Symptoms Men Shouldn’t Ignore
Cancer symptoms may look like minor health issues, but cancer screening tests can help detect cancer early. Common cancers in men include prostate and lung cancer... Read More
The Cabbage Diet - Why cabbage?
The plausible reason that can be sited is the inherent low calorie property of cabbage... Read More
Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
Asbestosis is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that occurs due to long term exposure to asbestos fibres.. Read More





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