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How Did You Find Out You Had Lung Cancer
Usuall none: Until it's too late for a cure. Weight loss and coughing up blood are the two most familiar presentations, but lung cancer can do almost anything. Most often curable lung cancer is spotted on a chest x-ray. If you are 31 years old, you're younger than the vast majority of lung cancer patients. If you need help with smoking cessation, your physician has a variety of methods to help. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
LungCa &back pain: Back pain when you have cancer can be very difficult and a bit unnerving to deal with...Is it my cancer or just regular back pain? Usually if it is related to your cancer having spread to the spine you will have pain which gets increasingly worse over time, time being weeks not months or years.It can be worse with movement or just ache at night.Can be better at rest but not always. Tell ur doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Great guide below: The link that follows is a really great resource for patients with the most common type of lung cancer (non-small cell). It is put together by the national comprehensive cancer network, the most well-respected source in the country. http://www.nccn.com/files/cancer-guidelines/nscl/index.html. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Health maintain: Collaborative health maintenance is critical to your health. If you smoke, you should stop. There are guidelines and recommendations as to who should undergo testing/screening. This may help: http://www.Cancer.Net/publications-and-resources/what-know-ascos-guidelines/what-know-accp-and-asco-guideline-lung-cancer-screening/recommendations-lung-cancer-screening. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can marijuana only smokers get lung cancer? If so, where does one find case studies or database to find these people?
No registry as far: As i know, but cases in the literature are limited to very heavy smokers, particularly people for whom it is a cultural and religious experience (rastafarians in jamaica, for example). The overwhelming majority of regular marijuana smokers also smoke tobacco, so it is hard to tease these apart. In general, the "tars" in marijuana are less harmful than tobacco, but there may be additives;herbicide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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