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    Cancer‚ it can affect anyone; it can affect any part of the body. The patient outcome for cancer is different for everyone‚ but it is also different which each type. In the respiratory department‚ a major type of cancer we will deal with is lung cancer. Lung cancer‚ however‚ has different types and stages‚ but for this paper we are going to talk about Stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). In the article titled “Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer” it was stated that‚ “Stage IIIA non-small

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    Lung cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the world‚ according to the World Health Organisation. In the UK‚ it ’s the second most-frequently occurring cancer among men (after prostate cancer)‚ accounting for 1 in 7 new cases‚ and the third most-frequently diagnosed cancer in women (after breast and bowel cancer) accounting for about 1 in 9 new cases. However‚ numbers have dropped considerably in recent times‚ by about 16% in the last decade alone. Dr Patrisha Macnair last medically reviewed

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    Lung Cancer Lung cancer is a disease characterize by uncontrolled cells that are growing in tissues of the lung. A person gets infected by smoking too much also people who are non-smokers get lung cancer. Scientist are not sure why they get lung cancer even if they never ever smoked. If its untreated‚ the growth can spread beyond the lung in a process called metastasis into nearby tissue and‚ eventually‚ into other parts of the body. Most cancers that start in the lung‚ known as primary cancers

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    Lifestyle Disease And Illnesses Lung Cancer Over 2‚340 Victorians are diagnosed with lung cancer every year. Lung cancer occurs most often in adults between the ages of 40 and 70 who have smoked cigarettes for at least 20 years. However‚ up to nine out of 10 lung cancers are caused by smoking. Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Australia. What is lung cancer? The lungs are two organs which are located inside the chest cavity. As we breath in‚ the air

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    LUNG CANCER The Health Risk Profile estimated that anyone’s risk of developing lung cancer compared to the average person. The risk factors of any cancer are ones that you cannot control which include genetics‚ environmental‚ or behaviors of the past. Ones you can control are your diet‚ exercise‚ smoking‚ exposure to chemicals‚ and future environmental exposures. Screening tests or early detection is usually hard in a lung cancer patient as there are usually no symptoms. In up to 25 %

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    Lung Adenocarcinoma – Overview Lung adenocarcinomas usually begin in tissues that lie near the outer parts of the lungs‚ and may be present for a long time before they cause symptoms and are diagnosed. Adenocarcinoma is the most common form of lung cancer found in women‚ and is often found in non-smokers. It is also the most common type of lung cancer in people under the age of 45 and the most common type of lung cancer among all Asians. One subtype of lung adenocarcinoma‚ bronchioloalveolar carcinoma

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    School Lung Cancer Lung cancer is “the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in one or both lungs”. These abnormal cells do not carry out the functions of normal lung cells and do not develop into healthy lung tissue. As they grow‚ “the abnormal cells can form tumors and interfere with the functioning of the lung‚ which provides oxygen to the body via the blood”. There are two major types of lung cancer‚ non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and small cell lung cancer (SCLC). Staging lung cancer is based

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    Lung Cancer By Brayan Almora and Hector Aparicio Pedroza Ms. Powell‚ 7th Language Arts Problem – Solution Paper May 15‚ 2014 Lung Cancer Causes and Treatments Lung cancer is defined as abnormal cell tissue that forms in tissues of the lungs. It is estimated that there are 224‚210 new cases every year‚ while the estimated deaths are numbered at 159‚260 per year . There are several options of treatment and are as follows: Surgery‚ Chemotherapy‚ Radiation Therapy‚ Immunotherapy

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    Lung Cancer the silent killer Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related mortality not only in the United States but also around the world (Humam Kadara‚Mohamed Kabbout‚&Ignacio Wistuba ‚2011). Lung adenocarcinomas are a major subtype of non-small-cell lung cancers‚ are increasing in incidence globally in both males and females and in smokers and non-smokers‚ and are the cause for almost 50% of deaths attributable to lung cancer and the high mortality of this disease is in part due to the

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    Lung Cancer The deadliest kind of cancer is lung cancer. People suffer each year from its devastating and lasting effects. It is the foremost cause of cancer death and is the second most common type of cancer. Men and women both have lung cancer. It affects over 200‚000 people every year in the United States. 116‚900 men and 103‚350 women were diagnosed with lung cancer in 2009 according to the American Cancer Society. Also‚ 159‚390 people have died from lung cancer in this year. African American

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