A study on Recent Trends of Lung Cancer
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 10154-10160
AbstractBackground : Lung cancer is presently one of the most common malignancies throughout the world. There has been an increase in incidence in the last 50 years. In India, lung cancer constitutes 6.9 per cent of all new cancer cases and 9.3 per cent of all cancer related deaths in both sexes.
Aim and Objectives : To know about trends and profile of Lung Cancer.
Material and Methodology : This was a prospective study of patients who attended Department of Pulmonology at Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, with clinical and/or radiological suspicion of lung cancer was studied over a period of 12 months. The study protocol included a detailed history regarding the onset and progress of the disease, smoking habits and other associated risk factors if any.
Results : In the study we have included total of 80 patients of lung cancer who has attended at department of pulmonary medicine, at our hospital. We have observed that maximum 36.25% of the patients from the age group of 60-69 years. Male dominance was observed in our study. 57.1% of the patients were of Squamous cell carcinoma followed by Adenocarcinoma which is more common now a days.
Conclusion : The most common pathological cell type in this study was squamous cell carcinoma followed by adenocarcinoma in the study, male, age more than 50 years smoking hobbit were the risk factors for lung cancer.
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