Psychosocial Impact of Lung Cancer in Women in UK

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Task 11.1 Project outline specificationIntroduction to researchLung cancer is second type of cancer which begins in the lungs and it is one of thecommon cancer which is increases in women more frequently.This is one of the major cause forwomen deaths in UK. The present research is based on the reasons behind increased prevalenceof lung cancer in women in UK and its psychosocial impact. Lung cancer in women is differentfrom lung cancer in men in different ways. As lung cancer is one of the main causes of death ascompared to breast cancer, ovarian cancer etc. further from the study it has been examined thatnon smoker women who live with smoker women lead to increase in the chances of developinglung cancer (Pirie, Peto and Beral, 2016). Although, women who smoke is one of the causes oflung cancer, a higher percentageof women that acquired lung cancer are non smokers.Aims and objectivesAim:To analyse the reasons behind increased prevalence of lung cancer in women in UK andits psychosocial impactObjectiveTo understand the causes of lung cancer in women in UKTo analyse the psychosocial impact of lung cancer on women in UKTo recommend strategies forpreventinglung cancer in women in UKResearch questionsWhat are the causes of lung cancer in women in UKWhat is the psychosocial impact of lung cancer on women in UKExplain different strategies for preventing lung cancer in women in UK1.2 Contributing factors in the process of research project selectionRationale of researchPurposeof present study is to analyse the reasons behind increased prevalence of lungcancer in women in UK and its psychosocial impact. It has been identified that lung cancer inwomen is increasing as compared to men. There are more number of women who are suffering1
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