Lung cancer symptoms
- Persistent or worsening cough.
- Chest pain.
- Difficulty breathing.
- Cough up blood.
- Feeling tired all the time.
- Weight loss with no known cause.
LAW THAT DECLARES OF NATIONAL INTEREST THE CARE, EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT AGAINST LUNG CANCER.
“The Ministry of Health provides for the inclusion in the Single National Request for Essential Medicines of the necessary supplies related to the biological therapy that is most effective for the treatment of lung cancer, within 30 days from the validity of this regulation.
Not having been enacted within the constitutional term by the President of the Republic, in compliance I order that it be published and complied with."
MIRTHA ESTHER VÁSQUEZ CHUQUILIN
President of the Congress of the Republic
#Leydecancerpulmon #cancerdepulmon #early detection #lungcancercare #treatmentagainstlungcancer #cancerpatients #patientswithlungcancer
Treatments and side effects
People with lung cancer who receive radiation therapy often experience fatigue and loss of appetite. If radiation therapy is given to the neck or center of the chest, side effects may include a sore throat and trouble swallowing. Patients may also notice skin irritation, similar to sunburn, where the radiation therapy was given. Most side effects go away shortly after treatment ends.
If radiation therapy irritates or inflames the lung, patients may have a cough, fever, or shortness of breath for months and sometimes years after radiation therapy ends. About 15% of patients develop this condition, called "radiation-associated pneumonitis." If mild, radiation-related pneumonitis does not require treatment and goes away on its own. If severe, the patient may require treatment.
Stigma in lung cancer
It is produced by