TO MAKE MONEY USING GOOGLE ADSENSE - CLICK HERE
To help find the cause of symptoms, the doctor evaluates a person's medical history, smoking history, exposure to environmental and occupational substances, and family history of cancer.
The doctor also performs a physical exam and may order a chest x-ray and other tests.
If lung cancer is suspected, sputum cytology (the microscopic examination of cells obtained from a deep-cough sample of mucus in the lungs) is a simple test that may be useful in detecting lung cancer. To confirm the presence of lung cancer, the doctor must examine tissue from the lung.
A number of procedures may be used to obtain this tissue:
x-rayA type of high-energy radiation. In low doses, x-rays are used to diagnose diseases by making pictures of the inside of the body. In high doses, x-rays are used to treat cancer.
sputum (SPYOO-tum)Mucus and other matter brought up from the lungs by coughing.
biopsy (BY-op-see)The removal of cells or tissues for examination by a pathologist. The pathologist may study the tissue under a microscope or perform other tests on the cells or tissue. When only a sample of tissue is removed, the procedure is called an incisional biopsy. When an entire lump or suspicious area is removed, the procedure is called an excisional biopsy. When a sample of tissue or fluid is removed with a needle, the procedure is called a needle biopsy, core biopsy, or fine-needle aspiration.
pathologist (pa-THOL-o-jist)A doctor who identifies diseases by studying cells and tissues under a microscope.
bronchoscopy (bron-KOS-ko-pee)A procedure in which a thin, lighted tube is inserted through the nose or mouth. This allows examination of the inside of the trachea and bronchi (air passages that lead to the lung), as well as the lung. Bronchoscopy may be used to detect cancer or to perform some treatment procedures.
bronchoscope (BRON-ko-skope)A thin, lighted tube used to examine the inside of the trachea and bronchi, the air passages that lead to the lungs.
aspiration (as-per-AY-shun)Removal of fluid or tissue through a needle. Also, the accidental breathing in of food or fluid into the lungs.
thoracentesis (thor-a-sen-TEE-sis)Removal of fluid from the pleural cavity through a needle inserted between the ribs.
thoracotomy (thor-a-KAH-toe-mee)An operation to open the chest.
Cancer | Who's
At Risk | Symptoms
Non Small Lung | Small Lungs | Side Effects | Follow Up | Support | FAQ'S | Disclaimer
Goldberg's Recovery Fire Sale!
My Dad Had Cancer Surgery, So Everyone Gets an Insane Deal!
Get Every Product Ross Has Ever Created for a Small Fraction Of What It Should Cost You!
& Health - It's All About the Cell
Mediterranean Diet - Safe, Easy, Achievable, Healthy
Diet & Recipes.
From Diagnosis To All Clear - In 11 Months
Cancer Treatment Guide
Cancer Remedies That Work
- Free - Second Edition - Gentle, Non-toxic Healing
Of Cancer Is Not Only Possible --
- Step Outside the Box
Victory Over Cancer
Step Formula Cures Any Form of Cancer
Doctor Who Cures Cancer Dr. Robert Atkins
Wrote, 'a ...
Productivity - Cancer Survivor Zoe Routh Reveals ...
Cancer Carer.com - Information Regarding Cancer and Care For Patients.
MAIN INDEX - ARTICLES
Average 10 articles per category
So please bookmark & keep coming back often!
Recommend this site to a Friend
FREE GIFTS CLICK HERE
ClickBank the best way to complete a digital sale.
THAT YOUR LOOKING FOR - CHECK OUT THE CLICKBANK CATALOGUE
Over 10,000 + Products to Choose From!
Computing & Internet - Money & Employment - Marketing & Ads
Fun & Entertainment - Sports & Recreation - Society & Culture
If you're into Niche Resale Rights Products then check out my ebooks site
which has 120 + different ebook packages and still growing.
I'VE ALSO JUST FINISHED A SITE
TOTALLY DEVOTED TO ...
'MASTER RESALE RIGHTS PRODUCTS'
CURRENTLY 83 DIFFERENT PACKAGES
DROP ON BY and HAVE A LOOK
Give to Family and Friends
Get them what they've always
(Even if you don't know what it is.)
Tom Azzara - Newsletter & Book
Tax Havens of the World
All rights reserved