Lung Cancer

Madison Greenwood

What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body. It starts in one spot and can spread quickly if untreated.Most types of cancer end in death, for it spreads too quickly, is left untreated( because the cancer is under the radar),or because it was a sudden regrowth of the cancer and it was to late.Cancer is called the silent killer because most of the time the "host" doesn't know if the they have cancer or not.

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What is lung cancer?

Lung cancer is a form of cancer, that usually is caused by smoking or expouser to cigarette smoke over a long period of time.It is formed and hosted in the lungs.(If you smoke there is a 70% you will get it and a 30% chance you wont) most of the time people who have lung cancer don't know they have it right until the cancer worsens.

How do you get Lung Cancer?

That's a really simple question, you can get it by smoking too many cigarettes over a long period of time, or second hand smoke that's usually how younger people get it. If u smoke there is a higher chance of you getting lung cancer as to someone who is clean, and yes someone who doesn't smoke can get lung cancer, this is because of second hand smoke. second hand smoke is when some one is smoking and the little cloud of their smoke gets in to your lungs, and how dose it get there? it gets there because you breathe it in and yeah, but don't worry you wont get it if you breath it in one time, it takes years or months of exposure to develop the cancer.

What are the symptoms?

The symptoms of having lung cancer are blood clots in your lungs which you cough up, scary right? And you have problems breathing, and coughing up most things that should probably stay in your body, like fem,blood, sometimes there have been cases where people have coughed up a part of their lung, talk about coughing up a lung. Other symptoms are becoming hoarse when you speak, and traumatic weight loss.

What are the Treatments?

Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy For people with small cell lung cancer, regardless of stage, chemotherapy is an essential part of treatment. Radiation treatment may be used as well depending on the stage of cancer.

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What are the side effects of treatment?

Blood clots, weight loss, bone issues meaning bones breaking ect..,problems with memory,hair loss, and horrible diarrhea.