Lung cancer is one of the biggest problems with oncology. Over the last 20 years, there has been a sharp increase in the prevalence of the world's population. The pathology is based on malignant degeneration of lung tissue epithelial cells, leading to disruption of the body's important function of respiration, and its deficiency cannot be replenished, therefore lung cancer is a highly adverse tumor.
Every year, over 1 million new cases of lung cancer worldwide are recorded, of which over 60,000 are in Russia, with an increase in prevalence of 5-8%. Men get sick more often than women.
The high malignancy of lung cancer is due to the functions of this organ, abundantly supplied with blood and lymph vessels, which have 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 most important methods for diagnosing lung tumors is an X-ray examination. Important preventive chest x-ray. The inhabitants of Svobodny can be examined at Svobodnenskaya Polyclinic hospital.