Which professionals help with lung cancer and stroke?

Lung CA Specialists. Specialists who diagnose and treat lung cancer are Pulmonologists, Thoracic Surgeons, Medical oncologists, and Radiation Oncologists. Stroke specialists are Neurologists.
Team effort. Both conditions are best managed by a team of professionals. Stroke treatment involves primary care provider, perhaps a neurologist and rehab physician, radiology, speech occupational and physical therapists lung cancer management would include primary care perhaps a pulmonologist, surgeon , oncologist, radiologist. Pathologist.
Two different types. Lung cancer patients should have care coordinated by an oncologist. Stroke patients are cared for by neurologists. Rehabilitation after stroke is handled by physical medicine and rehabilitation physician.

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I am wondering what help do you get if you get lung cancer or have a stroke?

Bad stuff. Lung cancer could metastasize to brain and create a stroke-like picture, but could also cause a hyper-coagulable state and induce stroke in that fashion. Best to work closely with an oncologist, prevention of complications very crucial. We could consider chemotherapy, surgeries, gamma knife, irradiation, etc. Read more...
? What kind of help are you looking for? There are support groups, and services are available. Read more...

My mum has a major stroke shutting down her left side of the brain and advanced lung cancer suppressing her upper airway. What treatment can be given?

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Can you tell me why lung cancer, coronary heart disease and stroke are degenerative diseases?

Says who? 'degenerative disease' usually is a word we use for changes that seem to happen as part of the body's wearing out from getting older. Macular degeneration of the eye, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, lung function loss, maybe neuronal loss in the brain are the ones real physicians usually think of. These 3 catastrophic illnesses aren't 'degenerative diseases' in any meaningful sense. Read more...