Oncological diseases

Lung cancer

Lung cancer is a malignant tumor that forms from the epithelial cells of the

of the bronchi. It affects different segments of the lungs. It's the most common

in 70 out of 100,000 people. In the structure

of oncopathologies, it accounts for ~25%. Women get the disease 6 times less often than men.

Each year 63,000 cases of lung cancer are detected, of which 53,000 - in men.

The average age of patients is 65 years

There are three treatments for lung cancer - surgery.

surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. The method of treatment chosen depends on

the patient's general condition, age and medical history.