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    Lung cancer pain

    Dolor en el cáncer de pulmón

    Authors: Albert Tuca

    Coauthors: Noemí Reguart

    Keywords: Lung cancer. Oncological pain. Quality of life. Treatment

    Keywords: Cáncer de pulmón. Dolor oncológico. Calidad de vida. Tratamiento

    Abstract: Lung cancer (PC) is the fourth most common neoplasm if both sexes are considered, after breast, prostate and colon cancer (incidence of 29.2 / 100,000). This neoplasm is the leading cause of cancer death among men and the second among women (overall mortality of 23.5 / 100,000). The primary oncological origin of 18% of people dying from cancer corresponds to the CP. In the diagnosis of PC, only 15% of cases have a localized stage and 56% show metastatic dissemination. The most frequent histology of PC is non-small cell carcinoma (85%).

    Abstract: El cáncer de pulmón (CP) es la cuarta neoplasia más frecuente si se consideran ambos sexos, después del cáncer de mama, próstata y colon (incidencia de 29,2/100.000). Esta neoplasia es la primera causa de muerte por cáncer entre los hombres y la segunda entre las mujeres (mortalidad global de 23,5/100.000). El origen primario oncológico del 18% de las personas que mueren por cáncer corresponde al CP. En el diagnóstico del CP solo el 15% de los casos presentan un estadio localizado y el 56% muestran diseminación metastásica. La histología más frecuente del CP es el carcinoma de célula no pequeña (85%).

    Citation: Albert Tuca, Noemí Reguart. Dolor en el cáncer de pulmón.
    Received: March 02, 2020  Accepted: March 03, 2020  Published: March 10, 2020
    Copyright: © 2020 Scientific Editions and Assessment. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY-NC), which allows, distribution, reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited and non-commercial use.
    Funding: I certify that all financial and material support for the conduct of this study and/or preparation of this manuscript is clearly described in the manuscript.
    Conflicts of Interest: I have no conflicts of interest to declare

About The Author/s
Albert Tuca
Hospital Clinic

Noemí Reguart
Hospital Clinic

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DOI: 10.24175/sbd.2020.000007

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