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Title: Early Symptoms, Diagnosis and Detection of Lung Cancer - Dr.(Prof.) Arvind Kumar


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Thymic Carcinoma and Thymoma Cancer
  • Lung Cancer is the number one Cancer in males in
    India.

Lung Cancer
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Lung Cancer
  • Lung cancer is the uncontrolled growth of
    abnormal cells in the lung.
  • Normal lung tissue is made up of cells that are
    programmed by nature to create lungs of a certain
    shape and function.

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Early Symptoms of Lung Cancer
Signs and Symptoms of Early Stage Lung Cancer
  • Cough that doesnt go away
  • Coughing up blood
  • Change of color or Volume of sputum
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Recurrent Chest infections
  • Persistent Pain in the Chest area

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Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Advanced Stage
Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Advance Stage
  • Weight loss
  • Hemoptysis (Coughing out Blood)
  • Fatigue
  • Neck Swelling
  • General weakness
  • Bone or joint pain
  • Hoarseness of Voice

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Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Tests and diagnostic procedures that can be done
to diagnose Lung Cancer. These include
  • PET Scan
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Needle biopsy
  • Chest X Ray
  • Sputum cytology
  • Bronchoscopy
  • CT Scan

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Early Diagnosis and Detection of Lung Cancer
  • Early diagnosis of Lung Cancer is a big challenge
    in India because of a high incidence of
    Tuberculosis. Read more
  • The best way to diagnose Lung cancer early is to
    catch it even before it produces symptoms.
  • Diagnosis in a late stage, as is the case in
    majority, leaves the patient with limited
    treatment options and limited survival. Read more
    gtgt

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Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar
  • MBBS(AIMS), MS(SURGERY, AIIMS), MNAMS, FACS,
    FICS, FUICC
  • Senior Consultant General, Laparoscopic,
    Thoracic, Thoracoscopic Robotic Surgeon
  • Dr. (Prof.) Arvind Kumar is presently the
    Director, Institute of Robotic Surgery and the
    Chairman of Centre for Chest Surgery Lung
    Transplantation at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New
    Delhi. Its under his aegis and efforts that Sir
    Ganga Ram Hospital has become Asia's first
    hospital to deliver successful Robotic Vascular
    Surgery.Read more gtgt

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