Flashcards in Clinical features, radiology and staging of lung cancer Deck (16):
What percentage of lung cancers are emergency presentations?
What is the name of the cancer most prevalent that is not linked to smoking?
Why is it important to differentiate between the types of NSCLC?
Due to the differentiation in treatment available to give, and how they will react to each individual NSCLC
What does TNM stand for in terms of staging in lung cancer?
What does N0 indicate?
There is no regional node involvement
What does M1 indicate?
There are distant metastasis present
What does EBUS stand for?
Name the 4 most commonly sampled nodes using EBUS
What is the size associated with a pulmonary nodule?
What is the size associated with a pulmonary mass?
What are the 4 main review areas of a chest radiograph?
After seeing a intrapulmonary lesion in a CXR, what do you need to get?
A CT scan
What does the N stand for in TNM for cancer staging?
Whether cancer cells have spread into the nodes
What is T staging based on?
Size of the tumour
Tumours of the lung spread to which nodes first?
The hilar nodes