Lung Cancer

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 cancer.

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?

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 after operations.

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.

1 comment:

  1. Lung cancer is the commonest form of cancer that causes due to the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the Lung. These abnormal cells grow to form tumors and interfere with the functioning of the lungs.
    A majority of lung cancer cases are caused by smoking. It damages the lining of lungs that may lead to the death of the patient.
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