Knowledge about lung cancer among middle aged non- medical females -a questionnaire based study

Sandra Sagar and Brundha.M.P

Aim: The aim is to carry a survey on lung cancer among middle aged non medical females.
Objective: The objective of the research is to create awareness about symptoms, etiology treatment and prevention of lung cancer.
Background: Lung cancer is gradually increasing in india with men being common and percentage of women increasing slowly. It is caused by smoking, air pollution, exposure to radon gases, rarely by genetics and passive smoking. Immediate chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatment should be taken.
Reason: With the exponential death due to lung cancer it is very important to educate people on it.

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