Lung cancer

the most common
(lung cancer)

✔️ most common cause of bronchial cancer is cigarette smoking.

✔️ most common type of lung cancer is adenocarcinoma

✔️ least common type of lung cancer is large cell carcinoma.

✔️ worst type of lung cancer is mainly mesothelioma (2_3 months survival rate) and small cell carcinoma (1_2 years survival rate).

✔️ most common early symptom is dry cough.

✔️ most common lung cancer causing superior vena cava syndrome is small cell lung carcinoma (SCLC).

✔️ most common lung cancer causing pancoast tumor is squamous cell carcinoma.

✔️ most common lung cancer causing SIADH is small cell carcinoma (due to secretion of ADH).

✔️ most common lung cancer causing hypercalcemia is squamous cell carcinoma (due to secretion of PTH_like protein).

✔️ most common lung cancer causing cushing’s syndrome is small cell carcinoma (due to secretion of ectopic ACTH).

✔️ lung cancer causing eaton_lambert syndrome is small cell carcinoma.

✔️ most common lung cancer causing hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is adenocarcinoma.

✔️ lung cancer causing gynecomastia and galactorrhoea in males and false positive pregnancy test in females is large cell carcinoma (due to secretion of beta_HCG).

✔️ most definitive diagnosis is biopsy

✔️.most useful initial test is CXR.

✔️ most common type of lung cancer in non_smoker is adenocarcinoma.

✔️ most common cavitating lung cancer is squamous cell carcinoma.

✔️ most sensitive lung cancer to radiotherapy and chemotherapy is small cell lung carcinoma.

✔️ least sensitive lung cancer to radiotherapy and chemotherapy is large cell carcinoma.

✔️ the best prognostic tumor among lung cancers is squamous cell carcinoma.

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