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Respiratory system cancer

Respiratory system cancer: Introduction

Cancer of any tissue making up the respiratory system. The respiratory system includes all the organs involved in the breathing process such as the lungs, bronchi and throat. Lung cancer, oral cancer and throat cancer are some examples of respiratory system cancers. ...more »

Symptoms of Respiratory system cancer

Treatments for Respiratory system cancer

  • Treatment steps will be determined by the extent of the spread of the disease. The treatment options depend upon TNM staging of the disease
  • Surgery to remove all of the lung (pneumonectomy) or part of the lung (lobectomy) may be recommended if cancer is at an early stage
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation may be recommended
  • more treatments...»

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Respiratory system cancer?

Respiratory system cancer: Related Patient Stories

Respiratory system cancer: Deaths

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Types of Respiratory system cancer

Respiratory system cancer: Complications

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  • Destructive spread to other organs, including the brain, liver, bones
  • Fluid collection around the lung. (Pleural effusion)
  • Pneumonia
  • Lung collapse
  • Pathological (Spontaneous) fractures in case of spread to bones
  • more complications...»

Causes of Respiratory system cancer

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Disease Topics Related To Respiratory system cancer

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Respiratory system cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Respiratory system cancer

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Respiratory system cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Respiratory system cancer

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Respiratory system cancer: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Respiratory system cancer

Prognosis for Respiratory system cancer: If lung cancer is caught in its early stages, the survival rate is approximately 50 percent. The five-year survival rate for all diagnosed lung cancers is 10 to 15 percent.

Statistics for Respiratory system cancer

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