Lung Cancer Staging (TNM)

by Jeremy Brown, PhD

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    The lecture Lung Cancer Staging (TNM) by Jeremy Brown, PhD is from the course Lung Cancer.

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    1. Hypercalcaemia.
    2. Hyponatraemia.
    3. Raised plasma cortisol level.
    4. Eaton-Lambert syndrome.
    1. A histological diagnosis is not possible for the majority of patients with lung cancer.
    2. Lung cancer can be diagnosed by a CT guided biopsy of the adrenal gland.
    3. Sputum cytology is an insensitive test to diagnose a patient with lung cancer.
    4. Lung cancer is the commonest cause of presentation with a central nervous system space occupying lesion in patients over 65 years of age.
    1. 1 cm tumour with nodes present contra-laterally to the lung cancer mass.
    2. 7 cm lung tumour without any involvement of lymph nodes.
    3. 3 cm lung tumour with involvement of ipsilateral hilar lymphadenopathy.
    4. 5 cm lung tumour with ipsilateral hilar lymphadenopathy.
    5. 5 cm lung tumour without involvement of nodes.
    1. Stage 3 lung cancer and above only can be operable.
    2. The stage of the tumour increases as the size of the tumour increases.
    3. TNM staging is the most common staging system used for staging lung cancer.
    4. Contralateral lung nodes seen in the tumour are usually inoperable.
    5. A patient with less than 7 cm lung lesion with hilar lymphadenopathy is potentially curable.

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     Jeremy Brown, PhD

    Jeremy Brown, PhD

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