Lung cancer is a topic tested on the USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, and Step 3. As a medical student, you will see patients with this condition in your internal medicine clinic, internal medicine inpatient rotation, surgery, and geriations rotations. Decompensated patients can present to the Emergency Department. Here are some videos that show different aspects of lung cancer. Later I will add specific information that you need to know for the USMLE exams.
LUNG CANCER SURGERY
Part One: Cancer death rates: Trends in smoking, Lung cancer,Pack years,Second hand smoke
Part Two (video below): Diagnosing lung cancer, types of lung cancer, Lung cancer symptoms, Staging, Lobectomy,Recurrence Rate
The videos below are meant to give you an idea of what patients and their families go through as they fight lung cancer. It should inspire you to have as much compassion as possible with the patients and their families. It should also persuade young people not to smoke, and older ones to quit.
Lung cancer from a daughter’s perspective
A son and his mom with lung cancer
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