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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine

Lung cancer profile at tertiary care hospital, South Tamil Nadu

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Author Details : Premananth P*, R Gnanasekaran, N Nagarajan, Deiveegan

Volume : 4, Issue : 4, Year : 2019

Article Page : 245-251

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There is increase in cancer incidence both globally and country wise. Especially with the increase in
air pollution, industrialisation, second hand smoke exposure etc. there is increase in lung cancer cases.
Moreover there is trend in pathological shift from squamous cell carcinoma to adenocarcinoma and
increasing occurrence of lung cancer in females.
Objective: To find the histological distribution.
Materials and Methods: Cross sectional study involving 50 patients with clinicoradiological suspicion of
lung cancer. Diagnosis was reached either by bronchoscopy, CT guided biopsy or both.
Results: Adenocarcinoma is the most common histological type.

Keywords: Cancer, Lung, Histology.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijirm.2019.056

How to cite : Premananth P, Gnanasekaran R, Nagarajan N, Deiveegan, Lung cancer profile at tertiary care hospital, South Tamil Nadu. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2019;4(4):245-251

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