Lung cancer is one of the most significant problems of oncology. Over the past 20 years, there has been a sharp increase in the incidence among the population in the world. The pathology is based on malignant degeneration of lung tissue epithelium cells, which leads to disruption of the body’s important function of respiration, and its insufficiency cannot be replenished, therefore lung cancer is an extremely unfavorable tumor.

Every year, more than 1 million new cases of lung cancer are registered worldwide, of which more than 60,000 are in Russia, with an increase in the incidence of 5-8%. Men get sick more often than women.

The high malignancy of lung cancer is due to the features of this organ, richly supplied with blood and lymphatic vessels, having all the conditions for early metastasis.

The incidence of lung cancer is more than 20 times higher in people who smoke 2 packs of cigarettes a day for a long time than non-smokers.

One of the main methods for diagnosing lung tumors is an x-ray examination. Important preventive chest X-ray. The residents of Svobodny can be examined at the hospital of Svobodnenskaya Polyclinic.

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