Lung Cancer Treatment

Three objectives are generally applied for lung cancer treatment, which includes curing of the disease, controlling lung cancer and helping the patient to feel comfortable.Traditionally, radical surgical resection was considered as the effective intervention for lung cancer. Cancer growing in airways can cause accumulation of secretions, breathing difficulties and pneumonia.

Three objectives are generally applied for lung cancer treatment, which includes curing of the disease, controlling lung cancer and helping the patient to feel comfortable.Traditionally, radical surgical resection was considered as the effective inte ... More

Health Q&A
Test to know TSH LEVELS

I had total thyroidectomy due to Thyroid cancer, I would like to know my TSH levels before I appear for RADIO ACTIVE IODINE TREATMENT. What is the test I should ask for in the lab ? I mean what is the test name should I ask for TSH test or T4 and TSH test ?

Pain in legs and hands

I hv shifting pain in legs and hands also some chest tightness with a lil pain in chest ribs for which I consulted doctor he gave medicines and it has reduced .though i hv not done any tests. My mom had breast and bone cancer .Is there a chance of me getting it. What are the symptoms . Also there is some sound that comes from my stomach don't know wat it is. I also get some sounds in legs while walking especially near knee..

Radiation oncologist

My mother is getting IGRT treatment for metastatic breast cancer now for 15 cycles along with chemo therapy.Some one is saying that patients who are taking radiation therapy are causes problems to children'health.so we should keep children to keep distance from the patient.Is this correct?

Needs cancer screening

Hi sir,last three years I got severe cough in 3 months of 12 months.I got consulted to pulmonologist every year,he did routine physical exam n tests like CBP,chest x-ray, PFT etc.. Investigations ,but all r showed normal,he writes some cough syrups and cough will come down.recently my mother was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer n under treatment now...Hence my question is my cough symptoms are due to cancer?My pulmonologist says iam unable to say about that.i want to know y iam getting severe cough in particular period of the year though all tests shows normal.if I have the risk of cancer whom to I consult n how to screen my body to know?I have no other problems,iam healthy in rest of things.suggest me tests to detect the cause of my cough n screen of cancer..Thank you..

Cyst on my head

I have developed a cyst on my head. and i am on homeopathy medication since last 2 years. Whenever i leave medicine it size start increasing, but it start decreasing when i take medicine regularly. Is it a cancer ? Do need to have surgery ?? My family is complete in panic.

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