The lungs are amongst the hardest working organs in the body. They expand and contract up to 20 times a minute; to supply oxygen which is distributed to tissues all across the body and expel carbon dioxide which is created throughout the body.
Cancer in the lungs is very common in Uttar pradesh and people who smoke are at the highest risk of contracting lung cancer. The risk of lung cancer increases with the duration of smoking period and the number of cigarettes smoked. Passive smoking or second hand smoke also contributes to lung cancer. The silver lining though is that if one quits this habit even after several years, one can significantly reduce the chances of developing lung cancer.
Apollo Hospital Lucknow has become one of the best centers for treatment of Lung cancer with best doctors & surgeons for Lung cancer and complete treatment of Lung Cancer under one roof.
Symptoms of Lung Cancer include:
Risk factors include smoking, passive smoking, exposure to radon gas, asbestos and a family history of lung cancer. People with an increased risk of lung cancer should take annual CT scans to look for the disease. Also, smokers of 55 years of age or older and even those who used to smoke earlier should check with their doctor about screening for lung cancer.
At Apollo hospitals, we offer a 360 degree approach to treat and cure diseases like cancer. The treatment options available at Apollo Hospital Lucknow are Apollo Hospital Lucknow has Most Advanced radiation Therapy in the region. The Varian TruBeam LINAC machine helps in precise targeting of tumour cells without effecting the nearby organs of the body
Radiation Therapy can be directed from outside the body (external beam radiation) is an advanced treatment modality for lung cancer in which high dose radiation destroyes the tumour completely with zero radiation to the healthy lung tissues around the tumour. This radically reduces the side effects of traditional or conventional radiation therapy as the healthy tissues are not affected.
Targeted therapies are newer cancer treatments that work by targeting specific abnormalities in cancer cells. Targeted therapy options for treating lung cancer include Bevacizumab, Erlotinib, Crizotinib and others.
Apollo Hospital Lucknow is one of the recognised centres for best treatment of Lung Cancer. Cancer Treatment at Apollo Hospital Lucknow has a multidisciplinary team of doctors (Surgeons, Radiation oncologists & Medical oncologists) who address all dimensions of treatment, for the best outcome.
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