A very commonly occurring form of cancer is the Non-small Cell Lung Cancer, which spreads fast. In this cancer, there is an abnormal growth in the lungs, which is malignant and this continues to spread to different parts of the body. The most common symptoms here would be swelling in the stomach area, followed with difficult breathing and acute coughing.
HOW IS NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Non-small Cell Lung Cancer depends on the symptoms and physical evaluation. Oncologists may order for tests like bone scan, MRI, CT scan, microscopic examination of sputum and biopsy of lung. After confirmation of diagnosis, the cancer will be staged by oncologists.
HOW IS NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER TREATED?
Treatment options to consider are radiation, chemotherapy and surgery to remove the tumour.
DID YOU KNOW?
Targeted therapies are also performed for treating Non-small Cell Lung Cancer