McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the lung. Malignant means that it can spread, or metastasize, to other parts of the body. When cancer starts in lung cells, it is called primary lung cancer.

Canadian Cancer Society

Lung Cancer: The Role of Smoking

Role of smoking in lung cancer video

This video explains how smoking may cause lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer: The Role of Oxidative Stress

Role of oxidative stress in lung cancer video

This video explains how smoking may cause lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer: Staging Presentation

Staging presentation in lung cancer video

This video explains the different types of lung cancer and how staging is typically performed.

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Lung Cancer: Risk Factors

Risk factors for lung cancer video

This video presents an overview of risk factors for lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer: Common Treatments

Common treatments for lung cancer video

This video explains common treatments for lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer: Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for lung cancer video

This video presents an education module for patients with lung cancer.

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Lung Cancer: Interview with an Anatomist

Video interview with anatomist about lung cancer

This video presents an interview with Dr. Bruce Wainman, director of the anatomy program at McMaster University.

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Lung Cancer: Interview with a Pathologist

Video interview with pathologist about lung cancer

This series of six videos presents an interview with Dr. JC Cutz, a molecular pathologist working at St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton.

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Lung Cancer: Interview with a Patient

Interview video with a cancer patient

These two videos present an interview with Ron, a lung cancer patient.

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