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Advances in Supportive and Palliative Care for Lung Cancer Patients

  • Michael J. Simoff
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Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

As advancements are continuing to be made in the diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, the number of symptoms that patients present to their managing physicians with, also increases. The most significant of these; dyspnea, cough, and hemoptysis can be very difficult to treat. The goal of this chapter is to offer clinicians a greater awareness to the variety of possible etiologies and the possible therapeutic interventions available to them and their patients

Keywords

Malignant Pleural Effusion Argon Plasma Coagulation Tracheoesophageal Fistula Flexible Bronchoscope Rigid Bronchoscope 
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  1. 1.Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology, Pulmonary and Critical Care MedicineHenry Ford Medical Center, Wayne State University School of MedicineDetroitUSA

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