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DESCRIPTIONThis is my promotion against lung cancer.
- 1. By: Christian Schaefer
2. A growth or tumor that is the result by aabnormal division of cells in a certain part ofthe body. Lung cancer is this growth or tumor, locatedin the lung. 3. Smoking Second Hand Smoke Exposure to Radon Gas Asbestos and other chemicals Family History of Lung Cancer Excessive Alcohol Consumption Smoke Related Diseases 4. Refrain from smoking tobacco products Avoid as much smoke as one possibly can. Limit alcohol consumption 5. An unfamiliar cough that lingers and seemsnot to go away. Coughing up blood Chest pain Shortness of breath Wheezing 6. Chemotherapy Surgical resection 7. Dr. Ross Camidge 8. 1. Where did you go to college at? - Cambridge University and Oxford MedicalSchool. 9. 2. Where do you currently work? -School of Medicine at Colorado University. 10. 3. What type of work are you doing on lungcancer? - I have been working on testing lung canceron a molecular level. 11. 4. Why is this important? - This type of testing can provide new insighton this type of cancer, which can lead tomany things, including helpful treatments. 12. Most research being done on lung cancer, ishow to remove it in a more safe and efficientway. Since the lungs are needed for humansto breath, saving them is extremelyimportant. Other current things being done, are massivecampaigns against the use of tobaccoproducts, because they are the leading causeof lung cancer. 13. http://www.medicinenet.com/lung_cancer/article.htm http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lung 14. Clark, Lynn. "University of Colorado Cancer Center Scientist Finds Super-survivor Population for Established Lung Cancer Treatment ColoradoCancer Blogs." Colorado Cancer Blogs News and Views from theUniversity of Colorado Cancer Center. 2006. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "D. Ross Camidge, MD | Department of Medicine | University of ColoradoDenver." University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus.2008. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "Lung Cancer Home Page - National Cancer Institute." ComprehensiveCancer Information - National Cancer Institute. 2008. Web. 21 Nov. 2011. "Lung Cancer." Pamphlet by: National Cancer Institute. National CancerInstitute, 1999. 1. Gale Student Resources In Context. Web. 20 Nov. 2011.