Lung Cancer

By Ricardo Lozano Jr

What Is Cancer ?

cancer is a disease that it caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells.

What are some causes of various types of cancers?

causes of lung cancer are smoking, genetics etc.

cause of skin cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal skin cells.

causes of cervical cancer are smoking, taking birth control pills , having many sexual partners, etc.

How does a person find out that they have cancer?

Usually when they go to a doctor and they tell them there.

Also can be because of lumps and/or spots, and symptoms.

What are some signs and symptoms of the specific cancer you chose?

some symptoms of having cancer are , pain in the area with cancer, headaches that wont go away , sudden weight loss, skin changes , etc.

How do lung cancer treatments work?

Some treatments for lung cancer are, chemotherapy, radiation or surgery, but sometimes a combination of all three if necassary

What is the relationship between cancer and the cell cycle?

Cancer wouldn't happen if the cell cycles didn't happen.

What lung cancer is.

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in both or just one lung.

How common is lung cancer ?

Lung Cancer is common in the United States.

With more than 200,000 cases per year in the US.

Some History of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer was not identified as a disease until the year 1761.

in 1926 a German physician by the name of fritz lickint saw the connection between lung cancer and smoking, which led to anti-tobacco movement in Germany.

After that in the year 1964 a US general says that smoking is a cause of lung cancer.

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Left lungs are healthy while the right lungs have cancer

Causes of Lung Cancer

Some causes of lung cancer are, smoking , asbestoses, second hand smoke , genetics , radon exposure and also environmental factors.

Facts About Lung Cancer

More than 30% of cancer deaths can be avoided by, stop using tobacco , having a healthy and balanced diet with fruit and vegetables , exercising regularly , stop drinking alcohol, by not being overweight or obese , etc.

When caught early , lung cancer is curable. Even if a lung cancer isn't curable, its treatable.

Lung cancer occurs more on older people but can also occur to young people.

More women die of Lung cancer than any other form of cancer.