Doctors for Non-small Cell Lung Cancer in Jabalpur
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NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER
Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer. It usually grows and spreads more slowly than small cell lung cancer. Symptoms may include:
• Chest pain
• Cough that does not go away
• Coughing up blood
• Loss of appetite
• Losing weight without trying
• Shortness of breath
HOW IS NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSED?
An Oncologist diagnoses Non-small Cell Lung Cancer by conducting a needle biopsy and imaging tests such as X-rays.
HOW IS NON-SMALL CELL LUNG CANCER TREATED?
Treatment options to consider are radiation, chemotherapy and surgery to remove the tumour.
DID YOU KNOW?
About 12 out of every 100 lung cancers diagnosed are this type (12%). Small cell lung cancer is called this because under the microscope the cancer cells look small and are mostly filled with the nucleus (the control centre of cells). It is also called oat cell cancer.
Read more at http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-cancer/type/lung-cancer/about/types-of-lung-cancer#lphfIeEFeyAsSHry.99