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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 CANCER LUNG CARCINOMA The main cause of lung cancer issmoking. Second hand smoking will contribute to an increased chanceIn obtaining this disease. Exposure to radon gases,certain chemicals andair pollution can also causelung cancer but are not as common as smoking. damaged multiply Primary lung cancer These cells are butcontinue to . starts in one or both lungsand usually affect theCells that line the air passages. originates in another part of thebody and, through metastasis, spreads to the lungs. It is treated differently than primary lung cancer. Secondary lung cancer Signs and Symptoms There are two types of lung cancer: Small cell lung cancer (SCLC)Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) spreads quickly and metastasizeto other parts of the body. Usually when it has widely spread. is the more common lungcancer and is divided into main types: SCLC NSCLC THREE Adenocarcinomas,Bronchioloaveolar carcinomas and Squamous cell carcinomas Often, people will no show symptoms in the early stages and whenthe cancer is still developing. Developed lung cancer can affect breathing and may cause coughingchest pain, shortnessof breath, and hemoptysis (coughing upblood). Who is Affected? Cancer does not discriminate. Lung cancer is the first cancer in both men and women all over the world. An average of in twelve Canadians willdeveloped lung cancer in their life time. one most common By Metaxia Fotos An estimated Canadians will be with lung cancerand will from it in 2014. 26,100 diagnosed 20,500 die and is more common for to get than non smokers, although smoking is a major cause of lung cancer Primary SCLC smokers To lung cancer, doctors will use X-rays and CT scans. diagnose X-rays can detect a larger abnormality whereas CT scans can reveal smaller abnormalities SCLC can be treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy. The cancer has usually spread by thisstage, therefore surgery is not an option. NSCLC can be treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy,surgery or combined treatment. Public Health Policies Pictures of damaged lungs on cigarette packages to warn people of the hazards of smoking. work cited
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