Lung cancer. Part 1Participate
Objectives: Increase doctors' alertness to dangerous diseases
Tasks: to know the risk factors for lung cancer other than smoking, the incidence rate and causes of late diagnosis, distribution of lung cancer and its histopathology.
Lung cancer is the most frequent malignant tumour with the highest mortality rate around the world, leading to greater than a million deaths annually. Pathologic features of lung cancer, clinical features, diagnosis, and management of patients with the different lung malignancies are discussed in the appropriate modules.
Lecturer: Mr Vladimir Anikin
Consultant cardiothoracic surgeon
Mr Vladimir Anikin is a consultant thoracic surgeon at Harefield Hospital. He has expertise in all areas of thoracic and oesophageal surgery.
Areas of expertise
Mr Anikin has wide experience in all areas of thoracic and oesophageal surgery, including general thoracic surgical procedures (excluding transplantation), diagnostic and interventional endoscopy. He has performed a significant number of complex lung resection procedures, in patients with advanced tumours using bronchial and vascular reconstruction. Mr Anikin is also experienced in advanced video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for lung and mediastinal tumours, including VATS lobectomy and segmentectomies.
What are the risk factors for lung cancer other than smoking? What are the features of lung cancer in non-smokers? What are the causes of late diagnosis? Features of distribution of lung cancer and its histopathology.