Lung cancer, also known as lung carcinoma, is characterized by the emergence of a malignant lung tumor that may be caused by uncontrolled cell growth in the different tissues present in the human lungs.

If left unchecked, this disease can quickly proliferate well beyond the lung to various adjoining organs through a process known as metastasis.

Broadly defined, there are three different types of lung cancers that include the following:

Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)

This is, by far and large, the most common type of lung cancer prevalent today. It has different sub-types that include the following

  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma and
  • Large cell carcinoma

Small cell lung cancer (SCLC)

This form of cancer is also sometimes referred to as ‘oat cell cancer.’ Currently, around ten to fifteen percent of all lung cancers are usually SCLC.

In this form of cancer, the cells tend to contain dense neurosecretory granules due to which, this tumor acquires an endocrine or paraneoplastic syndrome association.

Lung Carcinoid Tumors (LCTs)

The third type of lung cancer is known as ‘lung carcinoid tumors’ (also called lung carcinoids). However, this type of cancer is relatively uncommon amongst most people and LCTs also tend to grow a whole lot slower than the other more common lung cancer types

In order to understand lung cancer and why it occurs, let us study the lungs first.

The Lungs

The lungs are two large organs located in the chest region of the body and are roughly analogous to sponges. They help us breathe by absorbing oxygen and getting rid of carbon dioxide as we inhale and exhale.

Cancer effectively interferes with this ability by destroying the alveoli or small air sacs in the lung. As the cancer progresses and destroys healthy tissue, the lung and its surrounding organs cannot work properly, leading to disruption in their ability to perform their tasks. If left untreated, this disease can prove fatal indeed.

While lung cancer can strike anyone at any time, however, there are certain causative factors that can lead to cancer.

Some of them include the following

  • Smoking

This is one of the leading causes of lung cancer and medical research has consistently shown that smoking is one of the major causative agents for lung cancer.

  • Asbestos

Asbestos sheeting, when damaged, releases tiny particles into the atmosphere that when inhaled, can prove to be highly carcinogenic.

  • Air pollution

Currently, this is also a leading cause of lung cancer due to the fact that many cities in the world are perpetually enveloped in a pall of smog that consists of exhaust emissions from chemical plants and vehicles.

Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Some of the common symptoms of lung cancer include the following

  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Chest pain
  • Coughing up blood (in more advanced cases of the illness)
  • Shortness of breath (inability to inhale the required amount of oxygen)

What You Can Do Naturally About Lung Cancer:

You’re body is designed to be well if you put forth the effort and you must have enough life left in your body to accept the good things you’re putting into it.  If you’re one of the lucky people and you are stage-1 or stage-2 you a lot more options.

Experts recommend the following:

If you are stage-3 or stage-4, it’s highly advised that you don’t try to play your own doctor. You really need a skilled physician that knows how to handle your situation. Check out our amazing stage-4 survival story that inspired this website, and get a recommendation to the best natural cancer clinic on the planet.

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.”  ~The Bible, Hosea 4:6

God bless you and your family.

Peggy Sue, and family


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