Lung cancer david castillo y manuel jesus garcia 3ºa-castilloPresentation Transcript
Lung Cancer» What is it?» Causes» Symptoms of Lung Cancer» Prevention
What is it?» Lung cancer is caused by the overgrowth of malignant cells in this organ, and if not diagnosed early can move to other body organs. Most forms of lung cancer in the cells of the lungs, but cancer can also spread (metastasize) to the lung from other parts of the body.Lung cancer is the most common, whether in men or women, and most importantly, is the most common cause of cancer deaths in both men and women.
Causes » Tobacco: It is the main cause.- The smoke of tobacco, with its high concentration of carcinogens, goes straight into the air and inhaled by both smokers as nonsmokers- The tobacco is bad for the body, smoke tobacco and marijuana causes Lung Cancer
Marijuana» Marijuana:- Marijuana cigarettes contain more tar than to tobacco.- Also, the smoke is inhaled deeply and held in the lungs for a long time.- In addition, marijuana cigarettes are smoked until the end where tar content is higher.
Symptoms of lung cancerPeople who suffer it.People over fifty years of age who have smoked cigarettes for many years. The incidence of lung cancer among women in general has increased, which is clearly attributable to the increased number of women who smoke.Symptoms:Cough or chest pain does not go away and may be accompanied by expectoration. A hiss of breath, shortness of breath.Coughing or spitting up blood.Hoarseness or swelling of the face and neck.Dyspnoea or feeling short of breath
Diagram of Lung Cancer
PreventionThe main way to prevent lung cancer is to quit smoking or avoid tobacco smoke, in the case of non-smokers.It is also important to avoid potential carcinogens that may be in the normal environment (work and home).This is a council:if you want to be healthy, you mustn´t smoke tobacco or marijuana
The end :)David Castillo CondeManuel Jesús García² 3ºA