What are the tests for bronchogenic carcinoma?

Xray. Chest xray, sputum collection, ct-scan, bronchosopy with biopsy all are tests for lung cancer. Once diagnosed pet/ct helps with staging.

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What is bronchogenic carcinoma? What causes it?

Lung Cancer. That is another name for lung cancer. There are many types of lung cancer, including squamous cell, adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, and metastatic carcinoma (spread from other areas of the body). There are many things that increase risk, especially smoking. Here is a website you can explore. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancercauses/index. Read more...

What are the symptoms of bronchogenic carcinoma?

Cough, blood in. Sputum. Smoking is the major cause of brochogenic cancer. The symptoms include cough, blood in sputum. With advancing disease patient may develop pneumonia due to obstruction of the bronchus, causing fever, shortness of breath. Later the person experiences weakness, weight loss, bone pain, seizures etc. Read more...

Describe the features of bronchogenic carcinoma.?

Widely varied. Most lung cancer causes no symptoms. Symptomatic cancer is less likely to be curable. Symptoms include; cough (with or without blood), chest pain, shortness of breath. To make it more confusing, the vast majority of people with these symptoms don"t have cancer. Rarely symptoms come from when the tumor produces a hormone that causes symptoms, or antibodies against the tumor cause symptoms. Read more...

Could you explain what is bronchogenic carcinoma?

Lung cancer. Most lung cancers arise from the lining of the bronchial tree and are called bronchogenic carcinomas. See this site for general information. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/lung-cancer/ds00038. Read more...

What puts someone at risk for bronchogenic carcinoma?

Aka Lung cancer. Cigarettes are the greatest risk factor, followed in the distance by radon (a gas that comes up through the ground, into basements, can be screened for and the problem fixed). Smoking (now or in the past) accounts for 85% of the known risk. Pollution and some heavy metals used in industry/welding are associated with higher risk. Asbestos is the other known risk, but smoking dwarfs all of these. Read more...
Exposures. Smoking exposure is the biggest risk. Even second hand smoke. Also radon in homes, asbestos, and various chemical exposures can cause lung and other cancers. There is of course underlying genetic disposition and that's why there are people who have smoked a lifetime but did not get lung cancer. But even these people shortened their lifespan because of all the problems like heart disease. Read more...

Any remedies for bronchogenic carcinoma which I can try at home?

No. This is not a home remedy situation, it requires a skilled team of cancer specialists, find one and listen to them. Read more...
No. There is no remedy for bronchogenic carcinoma that you can try at home. Please see an oncologist and get further info re-treatment etc. Nowadays treatment for this cancer is presonalized and tailored to the biology of the cancer. 3 modalities that are used to treat lung cancer-include surgery, chemo and radiation. Treatment will depend on the stage and the type/biology of the cancer. www.nccn.com. Read more...
Home Treatment. For lung cancer is not an idea i can support, condone, or help you with. It's difficult to manage with a sophisticated team. The kind (bronchoalveolar to small cell), pace, travel potential, and potential cure versus staying home might be the right thing, needs to be worked out by folks that wil listen to you, but know what they are talking about. Home alone is like in the woods with grizzlies! Read more...
No. There is no data that home remedies are effective for curing bronchogenic carcinoma or lung cancer. Someone with that diagnosis should see a board certified thoracic surgeon and/or medical oncologist. Read more...

What do I need to tell my fiance about my future health? I have bronchogenic carcinoma.

Tough. The treatment of lung cancer can involve surgery, chemo, and/or radiation therapy and will almost certainly be a tough, emotionally and physically challenging road. Talk to your doctor about what your treatment will entail and what to expect. You and your fiance might also look into support groups for both of you. Read more...
Well, is have or had. If you have just been diagnosed, a lot depends on whetehr it is resected and what they found, or not resectable and confined to chest, or spread elsewhere. If it is a diagnosis from some time ago, it depends on how long. If you are about to be married in the upcoming years, you shuold put the cards on the table with your prosepctive spouse. Keeping the fiance in the dark is not very trusting. Read more...

What are the nursing and nonmedical interventions of bronchogenic carcinoma?

What are you asking. What information are you seeking? Lung cancer is treated with surgery, and/or radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Nursing and non-medical interventions may be used for palliation of symptoms while going through treatment, or so-called "comfort care" when a person does not want, or will not benefit from direct treatment of the cancer. Read more...
Study your syllabus. This site is designed to provide general medical information for real patients with questions. This sounds like homework for a nursing class. You need to study your course materials and answer your homework questions using the jargon within those texts. If not, your instructors will grade your responses accordingly. Read more...