Early Symptoms, Diagnosis and Detection of Lung Cancer - Arvind Kumar

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Lung cancer is the no. 1 cancer in males in India and occurs primarily in smokers of long duration. Read more for early symptoms, diagnosis, detection and faqs of lung cancer.

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Thymic Carcinoma and Thymoma Cancer:

Lung Cancer is the number one Cancer in males in India. Thymic Carcinoma and Thymoma Cancer Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer :

Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the lung. Normal lung tissue is made up of cells that are programmed by nature to create lungs of a certain shape and function.

Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer:

Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer Cough that doesn’t go away Coughing up blood Change of color or Volume of sputum Shortness of Breath Recurrent Chest infections Persistent Pain in the Chest area Signs and Symptoms of Early Stage Lung Cancer

Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Advanced Stage:

Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Advanced Stage Weight loss Hemoptysis (Coughing out Blood ) Fatigue Neck Swelling General weakness Bone or joint pain Hoarseness of Voice Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Advance Stage

Lung Cancer Diagnosis:

Lung Cancer Diagnosis Chest X Ray Sputum cytology Bronchoscopy CT Scan Tests and diagnostic procedures that can be done to diagnose Lung Cancer. These include: PET Scan MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) Needle biopsy

Early Diagnosis and Detection of Lung Cancer:

Early Diagnosis and Detection of Lung Cancer Early diagnosis of Lung Cancer is a big challenge in India because of a high incidence of Tuberculosis . Read more The best way to diagnose Lung cancer early is to catch it even before it produces symptoms . Diagnosis in a late stage, as is the case in majority, leaves the patient with limited treatment options and limited survival. Read more >>

Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar:

Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar MBBS(AIMS), MS(SURGERY , AIIMS ), MNAMS , FACS, FICS, FUICC Senior Consultant : General, Laparoscopic, Thoracic, Thoracoscopic & Robotic Surgeon Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar is presently the Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery and the Chairman of Centre for Chest Surgery & Lung Transplantation at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi. It’s under his aegis and efforts that Sir Ganga Ram Hospital has become Asia's first hospital to deliver successful Robotic Vascular Surgery . Read more >>

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