Flashcards in Respiratory Deck (12)
What are the subtypes of lung cancer and which is more prevalent?
small cell lung cancer: 20%
non small cell lung cancer: 80%
Risk factors for SMALL CELL lung cancer?
where are adenocarcinoma of lung cancers most commonly found?
which type of nsclc is associated with non-smokers?
which type of NSCLC is found in the central area of the lungs?
squamous cell carcinoma
what tumor affects the brachial plexus?
what type of aggressive lung cancer spreads through the lymphatic system
small cell carcinoma
what type of cancer mets to the lungs?
breast, prostate, colon, gastric
where does lung cancer mets?
liver, brain , bone
how is lung cancer diagnosed?
chest x-ray CT biopsy
mesothelioma : how long after exposure?
asbestos ; dypnea and chest pain; 20-40 years after exposure