What Is Pleural Mesothelioma?

What Is Pleural Mesothelioma? Pleural mesothelioma is a type of cancer caused by asbestos fibers becoming embedded in the lining of the lungs. Over time, the fibers may cause inflammation and scarring. As the scarring worsens, it may develop into mesothelioma tumors. Pleural malignant mesothelioma is the most common form of mesothelioma cancer. Each year, about…

Chest Wall Deformity

Chest Wall Cancer

Primary chest wall cancers are a large group of benign or malignant tumors, which are originated from cortex, bone, cartilage and soft tissues in thorax. Spreads in the chest wall can stem from lungs, pleura, muscles, or breast cancer. These might be distant spreading or more often local involvement. Various non-cancer diseases might also spread…

Mediastinal Cancers

Mediastinal Cancers

Mediastinum is an anatomical region which is surrounded by thoracic cavity, thoracic entry on the top, diaphragm at the bottom, vertebral column at the posterior, sternum at the front and parietal pleura at the side. Mediastinum is divided into two as superior and inferior with a line extending from the anguli sterni to the fourth inter-vertebral…

Surgical Teatment of Lung Cancer

Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is one of the most dangerous cancers. The most common cause of lung cancer smoking! Early diagnosis is very important. Quitting smoking immediately and not being exposed to secondhand smoke as soon as the diagnosis is essential. Before starting the treatment process, it is crucial that the cancer is diagnosed correctly and determined…

Immunotherapy for Metastatic Lung Cancer

Lung cancer has long been considered one of the most challenging cancers to treat because it has usually spread by the time you’re diagnosed. When it spreads to other body parts, doctors refer to it as metastatic. The newest field of cancer medicine, called Immunotherapy, is an effective treatment option for metastatic lung cancer. Getting…

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Causes of Death from Lung Cancer

Tumor Burden The presence of tumor was the cause of death in 30 percent of people with lung cancer, a statistic that was further broken down to 4 percent of people dying from “tumor load” in the lungs, and 26 percent due to “tumor load” from metastases. Infections Infections were responsible for death in 20…