Q. Does diet affect the risk of getting lung cancer?
A.This is still being investigated, but research to date has not found any link between diet and lung cancer.
Q. Are there different types of lung cancer?
A.There are four main types of lung cancer:
small cell lung cancer, squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma
and adenocarcinoma. Tobacco smoking is strongly linked to the first
three but only weakly linked to adenocarcinoma. However, this type of
lung cancer has been linked to the use of low-tar cigarettes.
Q. What causes lung cancer?
A.The vast majority of lung cancers are caused
by smoking tobacco or by indirect exposure to tobacco smoke (passive
smoking). The other main causes are breathing industrial chemicals such
as asbestos, arsenic and polycyclic hydrocarbons or the natural
radioactive gas, radon.
Q. Does lung cancer run in families?
A.There are very few, if any, inherited conditions
that increase the risk of lung cancer in non-smokers. However, not all
of the people who smoke get lung cancer and there may be an inherited
component which influences whether or not smoking will cause lung
Q. What are the symptoms of lung cancer?
A.There are a variety of symptoms
of lung cancer, including difficulty breathing, coughing up blood,
chest pain, loss of appetite, weight loss and general fatigue. Some lung
cancers do not cause any noticeable symptoms until they are quite
advanced and have spread to other parts of the body.
Q. How is lung cancer treated?
A.Cancer Healer is really effective in Lung Cancer and brings marked improvement even at the last stages.
It treats lung cancer promptly without any side effects and can also go
in conjunction with chemo therapy as well as radio therapy and even
Q. How is lung cancer diagnosed?
A.Lung cancers are sometimes first detected on routine chest X-rays. However, the main method of diagnosis
is bronchoscopy, in which a thin, flexible tube is inserted down the
airways (under anaesthetic), allowing doctors to see the inside of the
lungs and even take a biopsy (a sample small of the suspect tissue). A
CT scan, liver ultrasound or bone scan may also be used to find out if
the cancer has spread.