CARCINOMA (Lungs, Cervical and – Targeted therapy of lung cancer is

Uterus) growing in importance for advanced
lung cancer.
 Lung cancer is also known as Lung
 It is a malignant lung tumor
characterized by uncontrolled cell CERVICAL CARCINOMA
growth in tissues of the lung.  Is a cancer arising from the cervix.
 Most cancers that starts in the lung,  It is due to the abnormal growth of
known as the PRIMARY LUNG cells that have the ability to spread to
CANCERS, are carcinomas. the other parts of the body.
 There are 2 main types:  No early symptoms.
 SMALL-CELL LUNG CARCINOMA  Later symptoms are:
 NON-SMALL-CELL LUNG o Abnormal vaginal bleeding
CARCINOMA o Pelvic pain
 Most common Symptom are: o Pain during sexual intercourse
 Coughing  Bleeding after sex may not be serious,
 Coughing with blood it may also indicate the presence of
 Weight loss cervical cancer.
 Shortness of breath  Risk factors:
 Chests pain o Human papillomavirus
o Smoking
Subtypes are: o Birth control pills
 Adenocarcinoma o Starting sex at a young age
→ Is a common histological form of o Having many sexual partners
lung cancer that contains certain (have a greater risk)
distinct malignant tissue  Cervical cancer is both:
architectural, cytological or o The 4th most common cancer
molecular features. o The 4th most common cause of
→ A highly heterogeneous tumors. death from cancer in women.
 Squamous-cell Carcinoma  Early stages of cervical cancer may be
→ Is a type of non-small-cell lung completely FREE OF SYMPTOMS.
carcinoma and is more common in  Vaginal bleeding, contact bleeding or
men than in women. vaginal mass may be indicate the
 Large-cell Carcinoma presence of malignancy.
→ Is a heterogeneous group of  Moderate pain during sexual
undifferentiated malignant intercourse and vaginal discharge are
neoplasm that lack the cytologic symptoms of cervical cancer.
and architectural features small  Symptoms of advance cervical cancer:
cell carcinoma and glandular or o Loss of appetite
squamous differentiation. o Weight loss
→ It originates from epithelial cells of o Fatique
the lung. o Pelvic pain
o Back pain
– Also known as SMALL-CELL o Swollen legs
CARCINOMA, or OAT-CELL CARCINOMA o Heavy vagina bleeding
– Type of highly malignant cancer that
o Bone fractures
most commonly arises within the lung.
o Leakage of urine and feces from
– Compared to non-small cell carcinoma,
the vagina
small-cell carcinoma has a shorter
doubling time, higher growth fraction
and earlier development of
• Uterine cancer or womb cancer is any
type of cancer that is located in the
– Treatment for lung cancer depends on
the cancer’s specific cell types, how
• It can be refer to several types of
far it spreads, and person’s
cancer, like:
performace status.
– Cervical cancer (arising from
– Common treatments are:
the lower portion of the uterus)
 Palliative care
being the most common type.
 Surgery
– Endometrial cancer (cancer of
 Chemotheraphy
the inner lining of the uterus)
 Radiotherapy

being the 2nd most common • When a cancer has extended beyond type. radiation therapy and PAPILLOMAVIRUS infection adds the surgery may required. . OLDER AGE. greatest risk of developing uterine cancer. and HUMAN chemotherapy. including combinations of but OBESITY. advance treatments • Risk factors depend on specific types. • There are no early symptoms. most types of uterine cancer can be cured using surgical or medical method. the uterine tissue. • But these symptoms may develop: – Irregular vaginal bleeding – Pelvic pain • If caught early.