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What is the difference between lung disease and lung caner

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Several: Pneumonia copd emphysema other infections pneumothorax are all lung disease. Cancer is malignant growth of some cell type squamous adeno smal... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kamel Sadek
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cause and Effect: Lung disease can be caused by many factors like cigarette smoking, tuberculosis, lung cancer, asthma, and others. Lung injury could occur from lung di... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Same result: The end result of some interstitial lung disease is the same even though the causes are different.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Ongoing damage: Active lung disease refers to a process that is not under control and can lead to ongoing damage or injury to the lung. Lung injury when acute is a on... Read More
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Different: Non small cell lung cancer mainstay of therapy is surgical resection for appropiate lesions. 5yr survival for stage i nsclc after surgical resection i... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Galli
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
YES!!: Chronic obstructive lung disease. This is a heading for chronic bronchitis/asthma and emphysema. One may have overlap with eachother. This is diagnose... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Thoracic Surgery 23 years experience
Yes. It totally is.: COPD stands for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It is a long term (chronic) disease of the lungs (pulmonary) characterized by poor airflow ou... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Fink
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Different: Emphysema is the loss of alveolar tissue or air sacs. COPD is disease of the airways often associated with infections. Smokers generally have a mixtu... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Shahzeidi
Pediatric Pulmonology 19 years experience
Disease of lung: Variety of diseases involved lung and its componants as respiratory system in whole. Shahzeidi, md.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
Pulmonary Critical Care 16 years experience
Very: Depending on the age bracket and what diseases the prevalence is quite high. As an example chronic lower respiratory disease is the 3rd leading cause... Read More

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