In caring for a person with lung cancer, it is important to remember the effects the disease has, both physical and psychological. People with lung cancer may need help accomplishing daily tasks such as preparing meals, getting dressed, or running errands. They may also need help dealing with side effects of treatment such as nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, as well as pain and difficulty breathing. It is also important to talk to somebody with cancer, as well as listen. Just being available and providing company can help reduce the anxiety related to the disease.
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What do I need to know about caring for someone with lung cancer?
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What is the purpose of the heart chambers?
The normal heart has two distinct sides and four “holding areas” called chambers for circulating blood.
- The upper chambers – called the right atrium and the left atrium – collect blood flowing in from the body and in from the lungs
- The lower chambers – called ventricles – collect blood before it gets pumped forcefully out
- The right ventricle pumps out to the lungs
- The left ventricle pumps to the aorta and out to the body
What is the rate of incidence for lung cancer?
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According to the American Cancer Society’s 2013 Facts and Figures, an estimated 228,190 new cases of lung cancer are expected in 2013, accounting for about 14% of cancer diagnoses. Of those new cases, 118,080 will be male and 110,110 will be female.
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