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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Iraq | Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017
Lung Cancer in One Decade What Happen at Medical City Complex: A Hospital Based Study
Dr. Muhammed Waheeb Al. Obaidy
Abstract: Lung cancer in one decade what happen at Medical City Complex. A Hospital Based Study Ass. Prof. Dr. MUHAMMED WAHEEB Al. OBAIDY **FICMS, CAMB, FICMS (Resp. Medicine) Background Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of death in the world. It's causing 1.4 million deaths per year. Tobacco is the major preventable cause. However the risk of lung cancer increased by asbestos, arsenic, heavy metal and depleted uranium exposure. Aim of study In our study we are looking of incidence & main clinical presentation of lung cancer. Patients and Methods A retrospective study, are deal with 1675 case of Lung cancer were admitted to medical city complex hospitals over period of 10 years (2005-2014). Only 735 cases have been established to have lung cancer by one or more of investigation as chest x-ray, chest CT scan, sputum cytology, bronchoscope, pleural study, and open lung biopsy. Results The commonest lung cancer is Squamous cell cancer (40%) is still commonest type, followed by adenocarcinoma (26%), small cell lung cancer (17%) and the large cell Cancer (10%), carcinoid (5%), and anaplastic (2%). The great majority of the patients (90%) of 735 patients were smoker. The average annual incidence is about100 patient/year. Conclusion The lung cancer is serious medical problem with increasing incidence annually. The most important risk factor for all cell types carcinoma is smoking (90%). Radio logical appearance it is more in the right side of lung (58.3%). * College of Medicine, University of Baghdad.
Keywords: Lung Cancer LCMedical city complex-Baghdad MCC
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 11, November 2017,
Pages: 523 - 529
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