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Lung cancer

WHAT IS NORMAL FUNCTION OF CELLS?   Every human body consists of billions of small cells. These form different tissues and organs such as skin, bone, blood, liver and many more. The cells in these organs have a variety of functions, the skin cells provide protection for the body, the blood cells transport nutrients and oxygen, the muscle cells enable movements and so on. The cells of the body have varying life spans. Old cells die and are replaced with si...

Radiotherapy is usually given to supplement the surgical procedure and to reduce the risk of local spread. In some cancers, radiotherapy without surgery may suffice. Radiation therapy utilizes radioactive radiation that destroys cancer cells and shrinks the tumors by exposing cancer cells to radiation damage. Even healthy tissue is destroyed, but with modern technology healthy tissue can be better saved. Cancer cells tend to divide faster than healthy cells, so they are particularly su...

Recently a study was published, which indicated that exercise had beneficial effects on the quality of life of patients with lung cancer. The effectiveness seemed to be affected by the duration of the exercise intervention, as well as exercise frequency, intensity, and adherence. ...