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When Oxygen Is Not Enough

Respiratory difficulties can impact the treatment of cancer and other illnesses.


 

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There are numerous strategies to help patients with cancer and other chronic illnesses manage dyspnea, according to Gary Hsin, MD. Watch as he discusses the factors to consider when helping patients handle respiratory issues.

“If you have a giant tumor sitting in your lung, blocking the airway, what are you going to do?,” Hsin explained. “That is the challenge and that is where the experience of the symptoms start to change for the patient.”

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