A clinical trial is done to find out if a medicine or treatment is safe and works well for treating a certain condition or disease. A medicine or treatment must go through three phases before it is approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A fourth phase happens after the medicine or treatment has…
Michael Seth Rabin MD
Discusses causes of lung cancer, including smoking and exposure to asbestos or radon. Covers symptoms and how lung cancer is diagnosed. Covers treatment with surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Includes info on palliative care.
Lung cancer means that cells in your lungs are growing abnormally and out of control. The cancer cells can spread to other parts of your body. Most lung cancer is caused by tobacco smoke.