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What are some of the tests done in lung cancer?

What are some of the tests done in lung cancer?

Read lung cancer and How do those with lung cancer present first. The most important examination at the early stage is plain chest x-ray. Other tests include the endoscopic studies CT scan of the chest MRI of the chest Tissue biopsy ( done during the endoscopy) Flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy A transbronchial needle aspiration: done via a special …

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How do those with lung cancer present

How do those with lung cancer present

Read lung cancer first. The early symptoms of lung cancer and their prevalence include: Cough or altered cough in 60% of patients. Coughing blood( Haemoptysis) in  27% of cases Chest pain in 34%. Difficulty in breathing (Dyspnea) in 46% of cases. Loss of appetite Weight loss 56%. On examination of the patients

Dental Caries

Dental Caries

What is dental caries? This means continuous decay of teeth, eventually exposing the sensitive parts. The hard cover of the tooth s gradually eroded. What teeth are mostly affected by caries? The process affects flat teeth in premolar and molar region due to their physical appearance which allows food stagnation. How does dental caries present? …

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Adult ADHD

Adult ADHD

Have you ever had trouble concentrating, found it hard to sit still, interrupted others during a conversation or acted impulsively without thinking things through? Can you recall times when you daydreamed or had difficulty focusing on the task at hand? Most of us can picture acting this way from time to time. But for some …

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Cervical cancer

Cervical cancer

Introduction Cervical cancer is uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells and tissue within the cervix (the neck of the uterus). The uterus is the womb where babies are grown. There is then an abnormal growth of cells presenting with hypertrophy (increase of cell size), hyperplasia (the increase of the numbers of cervical cells), anaplasia (formation of atypical …

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer

Definition This is primary lung malignancy that arises from the lung tissue. There are several types of primary cancer of the lung including squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, small cell carcinoma, and large cell carcinoma. Here are some of the listed types Adenocarcinomas: These types of cancers are common in North America and Japan. They tend …

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Tooth discoloration; what causes it

Tooth discoloration; what causes it

Tooth discoloration is the change in color from the normal white enamel to the darkening or brownish discoloration. Persistent tooth discoloration can also occur as a result of the gradual thinning of the enamel layer of the tooth. This thinning allows for more yellow -brown dentin formation underneath becoming visible. This is called amelogenesis imperfecta …

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