Lung Cancer

Let`s Fight Cancer!

All about lung cancer!

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of a abnormal cell lining air passages in one or both lungs.

There are two types of lung cancer one is non-small cell lung cancer and the other one . is a small cell lung cancer.

There can be a treatment! Those treatments are surgery,radiation,or chemotherapy,or a combination of all three treatments.

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how lung cancer passes on

Healthy persons can't catch cancer from someone who already has cancer.

There is no evidence that close contact or things like sharing meals or breathing the same air can spread cancer from one person to another.

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Lung Cancer Facts

  • lung cancer is leading cancer killer both men and women in America
  • Nearly 400,000 people in the US are living with lung cancer
  • 81 persent of those living with cancer are over the age of 60
  • survival rate of lung cancer (17 persent) is drastically lower than breast cancer,with survival rate of 90 persent and prostate with nearly 100 persent
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last facts for lung cancer

There are some preventions for lung cancer are don`t smoke,stop smoking, avoid second hand smoke,test your home for radon,eat a diet of friuts and vegetable, and last exercise most of the days of the week. Most lung cancer does not cause any symptoms until they have spread to far to be cured.The last thing is most symptoms are a cough that does not go away,chest pain that is often worse,weight loss,coughing up blood, and shortness of breath.