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Lung Cancer

By Kelsey Middleton
1,037,000 people are affected by
lung cancer worldwide every year.
921,000 people die from it and 27%
of all cancer deaths are because of
lung cancer.
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Science
Cancer cells are different
Metastasis
Non-small cell (85%)
Small cell (10-15%)
http://anatomy.wikispaces.com/Lymphocytes
Stages
Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3a
Stage 3b
Stage 4
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/disorders/lymphedema/heart_overview.aspx
How BIG is lung cancer?
27% of all cancer cases
200,000 cases in USA
Late 1980s (bigger than breast
cancer)
1930s (more common)
http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/lung-cancer/resources/facts-
figures/lung-cancer-fact-sheet.html
Causes
Smoking
Other Chemicals
http://www.lung.org/assets/images/chart-and-graphs/LC-Attributable-Cases.png
Symptoms
First signs
Later signs
Why is lung cancer severe?
http://lerablog.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/cigarette-smoking1.jpg
Getting better or worse?
24% male
decrease
100% female
increase
http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/lung-cancer/resources/facts-figures/lung-cancer-fact-sheet.html
Soulutions
Surgery
Radiation
Chemotherapy
http://www.endalldisease.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Cancer-Chemotherapy.jpg
Why should you care?
Second hand smoke
http://thehearingprofessionals.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/second-hand-smoke-
1.jpg
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