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Lung Cancer


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Lung Cancer

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Lung Cancer

  1. 1. Cancer By Mike Bradley
  2. 2. Lung Cancer <ul><li>Most lethal of all cancer’s worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>One in ten patients with this disease will survive the following five years </li></ul>
  3. 3. What cause’s lung cancer <ul><li>Smoking/ #1 lung cancer risk factor </li></ul><ul><li>Asbestos/ Special fiber that was used widely in almost every industry </li></ul><ul><li>Coal Dust/ Cause’s coal mine workers to develop pneumoconiosis, or “black lung” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Symptoms of lung cancer <ul><li>A chronic cough </li></ul><ul><li>Worsening breathless </li></ul><ul><li>Weight loss </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive faigue </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is the Outlook <ul><li>About 10 percent of patients can expect to be cured- that is alive five years after diagnosis </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ways to Prevent Lung Cancer <ul><li>Quit smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Eat fruit and vegtables </li></ul><ul><li>Know what you are being exposed to in the workplace </li></ul><ul><li>Keep away from second hand smoke </li></ul>
  7. 7. How lung Cancer Kills <ul><li>About 160,000 people died last year from lung cancer in the US </li></ul><ul><li>About 6 million people die from lung cancer in the world </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lung Cancer Awareness <ul><li>Celebrities with lung cancer Dana Reeves </li></ul>
  9. 9. Men and Women with lung cancer <ul><li>Men are less likely to get lung cancer </li></ul><ul><li>Women are less likely to die from it </li></ul>
  10. 10. End