Lung cancer

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Lung cancer

  1. 1. By: Christian Schaefer
  2. 2.  A growth or tumor that is the result by a abnormal division of cells in a certain part of the body. Lung cancer is this growth or tumor, located in the lung.
  3. 3.  Smoking Second Hand Smoke Exposure to Radon Gas Asbestos and other chemicals Family History of Lung Cancer Excessive Alcohol Consumption Smoke Related Diseases
  4. 4.  Refrain from smoking tobacco products Avoid as much smoke as one possibly can. Limit alcohol consumption
  5. 5.  An unfamiliar cough that lingers and seems not to go away. Coughing up blood Chest pain Shortness of breath Wheezing
  6. 6.  Chemotherapy Surgical resection
  7. 7.  Dr. Ross Camidge
  8. 8.  1. Where did you go to college at? - Cambridge University and Oxford Medical School.
  9. 9.  2. Where do you currently work? -School of Medicine at Colorado University.
  10. 10.  3. What type of work are you doing on lung cancer? - I have been working on testing lung cancer on a molecular level.
  11. 11.  4. Why is this important? - This type of testing can provide new insight on this type of cancer, which can lead to many things, including helpful treatments.
  12. 12.  Most research being done on lung cancer, is how to remove it in a more safe and efficient way. Since the lungs are needed for humans to breath, saving them is extremely important. Other current things being done, are massive campaigns against the use of tobacco products, because they are the leading cause of lung cancer.
  13. 13.  http://www.medicinenet.com/lung_cancer/ar ticle.htm http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lu ng
  14. 14.  Clark, Lynn. "University of Colorado Cancer Center Scientist Finds Super- survivor Population for Established Lung Cancer Treatment — Colorado Cancer Blogs." Colorado Cancer Blogs — News and Views from the University of Colorado Cancer Center. 2006. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "D. Ross Camidge, MD | Department of Medicine | University of Colorado Denver." University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. 2008. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "Lung Cancer Home Page - National Cancer Institute." Comprehensive Cancer Information - National Cancer Institute. 2008. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "Lung Cancer." Pamphlet by: National Cancer Institute. National Cancer Institute, 1999. 1. Gale Student Resources In Context. Web. 20 Nov. 2011.

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