Clin Oncol | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

A Complete Holistic Approach in a Patient of Advanced Lung Cancer with Severe Breathlessness

Mranalini Verma1, Sanjay Singhal2*, Piyush Shrivastava2 and Rajendra Prasad3

1Department of Radiotherapy, KGMU, India 2Department of TB and Chest, Saraswati Medical College, India 3Department of TB and Chest, Era’s Lucknow Medical College, India

*Correspondance to: Sanjay Singhal 

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Abstract

A holistic approach is utmost beneficial to all patients at the end of their life. But at very same time, it is also relevant for patients with advanced incurable illness, like lung cancer particularly where suffering goes beyond disease. Approach of cure sometimes, treat often and comfort always must be followed in managing these cancer patients. Knowledge of the spectrum of expected symptoms is very important in order to optimize patient care. This article focuses on the symptomatic management of advanced lung cancer patients.

Keywords:

Lung cancer; Holistic approach; ATT; COPD; SVC

Citation:

Verma M, Singhal S, Shrivastava P, Prasad R. A Complete Holistic Approach in a Patient of Advanced Lung Cancer with Severe Breathlessness. Clin Oncol. 2020; 5: 1731.

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