Lung Cancer

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Lung Cancer:

Lung Cancer Xander Ballesteros 7 th period Coach Miller

Lung cancer:

Lung cancer Lung cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers. Lung cancer starts in the lungs and spreads. Lung cancer is very common with smokers.

Symptoms:

Symptoms Coughing, usually dry or coughing up blood Weakness Loss of appetite Hoarse voice Weight Loss Pain in ribs/chest when breathing

Prevention:

Prevention Avoid secondhand smoke Healthy diet Exercise Not smoking or stopping smoking

Risks:

Risks Smoking is the largest risk of getting lung cancer Secondhand smoke is just as bad as smoking unfortunately Genetic history of lung cancer

Mortality rate:

Mortality rate Roughly 158,000 people die every year from lung cancer

Diagnosis rate:

Diagnosis rate Roughly 221,200 Americans are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

Resources:

Resources http:// www.medicinenet.com/lung_cancer/article.htm http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lung-cancer/basics/prevention/con-20025531

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