Cancer Information

Lung Cancer

The lung cells grow and multiply in an abnormal state, accumulating into a hard mass in the body, forming a malignant tumor.

  • Smoking habits: The longer the smoke, the more smoking, or the long-term inhalation of second-hand smoke (main cause)

  • Chemical substances: Frequent exposure to chemicals such as asbestos, uranium, vinyl chloride, pyrene, helium or radiation

  • Medical history: Personal lung disease record or a close relative with lung cancer in the past.

  • Age: People over the age of 50

Causing Factors

  • Continuous cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Loss of appetite

  • Blood in the sputum

  • Chest pain

  • Weight loss

Symptoms

Treatment

  • Surgery: Resect early stage / non-proliferation / tumor away from mediastinum

  • Radiation Therapy: The use of high-energy radiation to treat cancer, suitable for the treatment of small cell lung cancer

  • Chemotherapy: Inhibiting cell growth with anticancer drugs; the main treatment for terminal lung cancer

  • Target treatment: Use drugs to lock up the protein that is responsible for the growth of cancer cells, reduce the blood supply of tumors, and make cancer cells difficult to proliferate and die.

  • Immune System Therapy: Improves the human immune system to strengthen its ability to fight cancer cells

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