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MODULE 1: LUNG CANCER DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT GUIDELINES

What is lung cancer? Lung cancer is a disease of the lung cells. As in other kinds of cancer, lung cancer cells grow and divide abnormally. Each type of cancer is named according to the type of cell from which it originates. The origin of lung cancer is in the cells of the lung. And other cancers that spread to […]

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Diagnostics and Molecular Testing

Clinical examination Your doctor will carry out a clinical respiratory examination. They will examine your chest and feel the lymph nodes in your neck. If there is a suspicion of lung cancer, they will arrange for an urgent imaging examination.  How is lung cancer diagnosed? Different imaging techniques include: Chest X-ray: A chest X-ray is […]

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