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What is metastatic lung cancer?

Metastatic lung cancer is the cancer which spreads to other part of the body. lung cancer can spread to other part(http://www.slideshare.net/danielvhenny/lung-cancer-spreads-to-brain-and-its-symptoms) at very rapid rate. this slide shows the detailed note on lung cancer

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What is metastatic lung cancer?

  1. 1. What is metastatic lung cancer?
  2. 2. Metastatic lung cancer • Meta static lung cancer is not the type of lung cancer like small cell and non-small cell types. • When the cancer breaks from the place and spread other places of the body, they are depicted as metastatic cancer. • This condition does not occur at the curable stages of lung cancer, lung cancer originates into metastatic lung cancer (http://lungcancersymptomsx.com/metastatic-lung- cancer.html)when the condition become more worse.
  3. 3. How they spread? • Lung cancer spreads if the primary tissue breaks. • This tissue then enters the bloodstream and the lymph node which then makes the travel process with ease. • Through the blood stream, they enter into the other parts of the body and develop into other cancer cell. • they spread to other lung, adrenal gland, liver , bones and bladder.
  4. 4. Process of cancer spread • The primary tumor evolves and break from the place where they are staying • They mingle with the lymph and flowing blood stream • They attach to the wall of the blood vessel and move to other organ and grow in that location at very faster rate if the human lacks sufficient immune system.
  5. 5. Diagnosis • The metastatic lung cancer can be diagnosed through following methods: • The chest X-ray. • CT scan • Lung needle biopsy • Bronchoscope • Sputum Cytology
  6. 6. Symptoms • The symptoms of the metastatic lung cancer is same the lung cancer symptoms but in little more worse condition. Some common symptoms include • Severe chest pain • Persistent cough • Sudden and unexpected weight loss • Shortness of breath • Blood sputum discharge along with cough.
  7. 7. Treatment • If the tumor is in the primary stage they can be removed with the surgery. • Chemotherapy is the treatment methodology which can be done when the cancer spreads to certain limit. • Radiation therapy • Hormone therapy • Stent placement in the airways • Laser therapy
  8. 8. • This is all about the metastatic lung cancer. Since all the data regarding the metastatic lung cancer are known, the research about the causes are still in the process. • This metastatic lung cancer can spread easily only when the primary cancer is left untreated for long duration. • The lung cancer can even spread easily to the brain (http://lungcancersymptomsx.com/when- lung-cancer-spreads-to-the-brain.html)
  9. 9. • Lung Cancer Symptoms(http://lungcancersymptomsx.com) is the blog which showcases on the lung cancer types, causes and treatment process with detailed explanation. • The unknown facts regarding the lung cancer are also revealed with some inspirational passages and some cancer fight stories of lung cancer.
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  • JasirJashu

    May. 31, 2018

Metastatic lung cancer is the cancer which spreads to other part of the body. lung cancer can spread to other part(http://www.slideshare.net/danielvhenny/lung-cancer-spreads-to-brain-and-its-symptoms) at very rapid rate. this slide shows the detailed note on lung cancer

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