By Karen Parles
Empower your self! not anyone with lung melanoma should be on my own of their struggle by contrast ailment. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Lung melanoma, moment version allows sufferers and their households to hunt our the easiest remedy attainable for early detection of lung melanoma. delivering either the health practitioner s and sufferer s standpoint, this e-book is an entire consultant to figuring out remedies, post-treatment caliber of lifestyles, resources of aid, and lots more and plenty extra. via a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Lung melanoma, moment version, specialist authors use their reports with sufferers to supply aid and wish to the tens of millions of individuals dealing with this affliction.
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It is crucial that both you and your doctor It typically takes two to three days before the biopsy results become available. I’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Lung Cancer—Now What? indb 31 3/9/09 12:51:07 PM 1 0 0 Q u e s t i o n s â•ƒ & â•ƒ A n s w e r s A b o u t L u n g C a n c e r are comfortable discussing alternative medicine issues and that you are open with your doctor about any use of alternative medicine (see Questions 61). Trust and rapport are central to a strong Â�doctor— Â�patient relationship and should be given full consideration.
Finally, our brains use so much glucose that it is difficult to see a cancer or tumor in the brain on PET Â�scan. Bone scan An imaging test in which a radionuclear substance is injected into the veins and taken up by the bones in areas of potential metastatic disease. diagnosis and staging 17. Which tests and procedures are used to detect whether my lung cancer has spread beyond my chest? CT scan (computed Â� tomography) Computerized series of x-rays that create a detailed cross-sectional image of the body.
If no group is available in your area or if you are reticent to participate in an Â�in-Â�person group, you might consider joining an online support group (also called a discussion list or a mailing list). The Association for Cancer Online Resources (ACOR) maintains four lung cancer lists: a general list Â�(LUNG-Â�ONC), and specific lists for small cell lung cancer Â�(LUNG-Â�SCLC), Â�non-Â�small cell lung cancer Â�(LUNG-Â�NSCLC), and bronchioloalveolar carcinoma Â�(LUNG-Â�BAC). Online support groups are especially valuable for patients who are physically unable to attend Â�in-Â�person groups but who wish to participate in a lung cancer community.
100 Questions & Answers About Lung Cancer, Second Edition by Karen Parles