What is Lungs Cancer?
The type of cancer that affects the lung cells and tissues is called lungs cancer. The air we breathe travels through nose and trachea and reached into lungs. Inside lungs the trachea is divided into smaller tubes which are called bronchi. In most of the cases the lung cancer starts from these bronchial tubes.
This cancer is common in both men and women and is deadliest type of cancer.
Types of Lungs Cancer
There are 4 types of lungs cancer:
NSCLC – Non Small Cell Lung Cancer: It is most common type of lungs cancer.
SCLC – Small Cell Lung Cancer: This type is less frequent.
Mixed Large Cell Small Cell Lung Cancer: Sometimes both types of cancers are found in patient.
Metastatic Lungs Cancer: If origin of cancer is not lungs and it reaches to lungs from another body part then this type of lung cancer is called metastatic lungs cancer.
Early Symptoms of Lungs Cancer
At early stages of lungs cancer there are usually no clear symptoms. The early symptoms of lungs cancer may be different in each type of lungs cancer. However, the most common early symptoms of lungs cancer are:
- Pain in Chest
- Continuous Cough
- Blood with Coughing
- Weight Loss
- Decrease in Appetite
- Shortness in Breathing
Symptoms of Lungs Cancer at Advanced Stages
At advanced stages of lungs cancer following symptoms may be observed:
- Pain in bones
- Drooping of eye-lid
- Paralysis on face
- Change in voice
- Pain in Joints
- Nail growth and other nail issues
- Pain in shoulder
- Feeling difficulty while swallowing the food
- Swollen arms or face
How to Diagnose Lungs Cancer
Lungs cancer can be diagnosed by doing several tests including bone scan, x-rays of chest, CBC blood test, chest CT scan, chest MRI and spectrum test etc. In some cases biopsy is also done to diagnose lungs cancer and to find its severity.
Possible Causes of Lungs Cancer
This cancer rarely develops in the people of ages below 45. Usually people with older ages are the target. Following are most common reasons and causes of lungs cancer:
- Cigarette Smoking
- Staying with People who are cigarette smokers
- Asbestos exposure
- Genetic Factors
- Air pollution
- Drinking water with high quantities of arsenic
- Exposure of radiation to lungs
- Exposure to chemicals that cause cancer like mustard gas, diesel exhaust and gasoline etc
How Treatment of Lungs Cancer is Done in Allopathy?
In Allopathy, cure of lungs cancer is only possible if it is in its early stages. The methods used to treat this disease are very painful. The most common ways are doing surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy. All these 3 treatment methods are painful and are associated with severe side effects.
How Treatment of Lungs Cancer is Done in Homeopathy?
In homeopathy, effective treatment of lungs cancer can be done no matter at what stage it is. The medicines given have no side effects. Different medicines are given depending upon the type and severity of lungs cancer. The homeopathic medicines directly attack on cancer cells, kill them, stop spreading to healthy cells and increase the growth of healthy cells in the affected areas.