My sister has stage IV lungcancer, tumors in brain and lungcancer in breast (tumor was removed) It has been 2+ months, now she is vomiting green bile. Is this the end stage of life? We know the end ...
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My husband has been diagnosed with stage 4 lungcancer. it has not spread out side of the lung. it is non small cell and the lymph in the lung is affected. The largest tumor has wrapped itself around his ...
Hi my husband was diagnosed with lungcancer on August of last year. He has taken about 8 weeks of radiation and chemo the doctors say they can t do surgery because the tumor is too big and too close to his ...
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Sometimes due to some DNA damage the lung cells divide and grow uncontrollably, forming malignant tumors, which may invade nearby parts. This is lungcancer.
What is lungcancer
Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells divide without control and are able to invade other tissues. Cancer cells can spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems.
The body cells grow and divide in a controlled way to produce more cells.When the DNA of these cells is damaged they can divide in uncontrolled way
Lungcancer is when this process happen in lungs.
Symptams of lungcancer
symptoms of any lung disease can be same. like difficulty in breathing, chronic cough, blood in cough, shortness of breath, persistent breathlessness and pain while breathing, hoarse voice, weight loss.