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Thoracic Tumour

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer is the most common cancer in the world among men and the 3rd most common cancer in Malaysia.
There are two types of lung cancer:

  • Small cell lung cancer
  • Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)
    • Adeno-carcinoma
    • Squamous cell
    • Large cell

Chest Wall & Mediastinal Tumour

Chest wall tumours are benign or malignant tumours that affect pulmonary functions.
They are classified as:

  • Primary tumours, formed in the chest wall.
  • Secondary tumours, which spread to the chest wall.

A mediastinal tumour is a rare neoplasm that grows on the mediastinum. They are divided based on the tumour location: front mediastinum, middle mediastinum and back mediastinum

Diagnosis

  • Bronchoscopy / pleuroscopy
  • Chest X-Ray / CT Scans / PET Scans

Treatment

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pleuroscopy
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Surgery
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