Lung Cancer

Alex Johns Pd 2

Introduction

There are two types of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. This is determined by looking at the cell under the microscope

Smoking and Lungs

Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, and is the biggest cause of deaths in the U.S.

Lung Cancer deaths

The number of deaths of lung cancer for women are increasing. For most patients with lung cancer, current treatments don't work.

Prevention

The main cause of lung cancer is smoking, so don't smoke or else you will get lung cancer.

Early detection

If a doctor recommends it, you can get screened for lung cancer. If you smoke now or have smoked in the past than you have the chance of dying by 20%
Smokers vs Normal Lungs