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Lung cancer

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Lung cancer

  1. 1. Lung Cancer By: Miriam G. And Alexandra A. 1
  2. 2. About the Disease • Lung Cancer is the most common and deadliest type of all the cancers that both genders get it . • Almost 220,000 people are diagnosed with it each year. • When you smoke or breath in any dangerous chemical daily, it clogs the lung and affects your breathing. 2
  3. 3. Causes of the Disease • Starts off as a error in a cells DNA. • Also if you smoke, expose to radon gas, things that carry chemicals like paint or even if you smell the smoke of a cigarette daily you can get lung cancer. 3
  4. 4. Video About the Causes… 4
  5. 5. Treatments • Treatment for lung cancer can involve: • Surgical removal • Chemotherapy • Radiation Therapy • It can also be a combination of the treatments, it all depends on each individual and the location of the tumor. 5
  6. 6. Preventions • There's no sure way to prevent lung cancer, you can reduce your risk if you: • Don't smoke. Stop smoking Avoid secondhand smoke. Eat a diet full of fruits and vegetables. 6
  7. 7. Symptoms • Shortness of breath • Chronic cough • Pain or aching when coughing or breathing • Coughing up blood • Difficulty swallowing 7
  8. 8. Video 8
  9. 9. Graphs 9
  10. 10. Pictures of Lung Cancer Affects… 10
  11. 11. Final Video About smokers, And about what happens to their body while they smoke…. 11
  12. 12. Podcast http://www3.mdanderson.org/streams/AudioPlayer.cfm? xml=cfg/pp-Lung-Cancer-Advances--mp3 12
  13. 13. Bibliography • http://www.lungcancer.org/find_information/publications/163lung_cancer_101/265-what_is_lung_cancer • http://www.mdanderson.org/patient-and-cancer-information/cancerinformation/cancer-types/lung-cancer/index.html • http://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/lung-cancer/risk-factors-and-prevention • http://www.cancercenter.com/video/cancer-types/medanim/lung-cancer/ • http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/53309399/#53309399 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwUhEpFb0jM ------- First video 13
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