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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine


Clinicopathological profile of lung cancer in a teaching hospital in Eastern India


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Author Details : Snehal Baban Jadhav*, Dipti Aniruddha Kadam

Volume : 3, Issue : 4, Year : 2018

Article Page : 193-195


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Abstract

Background: There is a sharp rise in the occurrence of lung malignancy in recent years with considerable change in clinical and pathological course. Lung cancer is vigorous in nature with poor outcome.
Objective:
Our study intends to assess clinicopathological aspects of patients with lung malignancy in Eastern India.
Methodology: We retrospectively assessed the inpatient documents of histopathologically proven cases of primary lung malignancy from July 2016 to June 2018.
Results: We enrolled 63 patients of lung cancer. The disease showed 77.7% male predominance (M:F 3.5:1) and 73% occurrence in smokers. Majority of our patient (52.3%) aged greater than 60 years with an average age of 60.36 years. Productive cough in 95.2% and tumour mass in 85.7% was the common symptom and radiological presentation respectively. Histologically adenocarcinoma was seen in 66.67% of the patient and prevailed over 28.57% of squamous cell carcinoma.
Conclusions: Adenocarcinoma of lung exceeds the decade old prevalent squamous cell carcinoma.

Keywords: Lung cancer; Productive cough; Lung mass; Adenocarcinoma.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-4222.2018.0047

How to cite : Jadhav S B, Kadam D A, Clinicopathological profile of lung cancer in a teaching hospital in Eastern India. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2018;3(4):193-195

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