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Staging of Bronchogenic Carcinoma DR KALIPRASANNA CHATTERJEE 2 nd YEAR PGT, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Burdwan Medical College and Hospital

Staging of bronchogenic carcinoma

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Staging of Bronchogenic Carcinoma

Staging of Bronchogenic CarcinomaDR KALIPRASANNA CHATTERJEE2nd YEAR PGT,Department of Pulmonary Medicine,Burdwan Medical College and Hospital

INTRODUCTION Lung cancer is largely a disease of modern man.

Rare before 1900, with fewer than 400 cases described in the medical literature.

Raymond Pearl's landmark 1938 report conclusively established the devastating impact smoking has on longevity.

EPIDEMIOLOGYLung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide contributing about 12.2% of all new case diagnosedIt is the most common cause of cancer in men worldwide(about 16.5% )It is the most common cause of cancer related death world wide about(18.2% of all death)

In India incidence is about 12.1 men /100,000 population

Change in trend is seen with incidence increasing in women (0.4% per year)and decreasing in men from year 1990

Occurs most commonly between 40-70 yrs of age with peak incidence at 50s or 60s

S. NoDetails 1958 1985 1986 - 20011.Total cases 1735 29732. M:F 6.67:15.76:13.Mean age (yrs) 52.1654.64.Urban: Rural 19.6 - 81.6 18.4 - 80.45.Occupation FarmersLabourers Clerks/teachers BusinessmenHousewivesOthers 13.9 - 48%21.0 - 27.3%16.7%21.3%8.0 - 14.7%23%6.ReligionHindus MuslimsChristians75.1%18.9%5.9%

Demographic data of lung cancer from Indian studies.:IACM Journal April-June 2012

PathologyThe term lung cancer is used for tumors arising from the respiratory epithelium (bronchi, bronchioles, and alveoli).

These four histologies account for approximately 90% of all epithelial lung cancers.

1.Small Cell Lung Cancer (SCLC)


3.Squamous Cell Carcinoma

4.Large Cell Carcinoma

Non Small Cell Lung Cancer(NSCLC)

AdenoSquamousLargeSmallEpithelial cell lung cancers

:Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e SquamousAdenoLargeOthersWESTERN COUNTRIESINDIA-1986-2001:IACM Journal April-June 2012

Among women and young adults (