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bronchus

[brong-kuss] either of the 2 main air passages that split off from the windpipe (trachea) and enter the lungs. The plural of this word is bronchi (brong-ki). The bronchi provide a passage for air to move in and out of the lungs. See also bronchiole, trachea.

Lung Cancer | American Cancer Society

Learn about lung cancer including what causes it, early detection, support
resources, making decisions about treatments and more.

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer/index

How is non-small cell lung cancer staged?

... were seen on sputum cytology or bronchial washing but no ... does not affect
the main branches of the bronchi. ... It involves a main bronchus, but is not ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-non-smallcell/detailedguide/non-small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

How are lung carcinoid tumors staged?

... seen on sputum cytology or bronchial washings but ... not affect the main branches
of the bronchi. ... or around the area where the bronchus enters the ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcarcinoidtumor/detailedguide/lung-carcinoid-tumor-staging

How is small cell lung cancer staged?

... were seen on sputum cytology or bronchial washing but no ... does not affect
the main branches of the bronchi. ... It involves a main bronchus, but is not ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/lungcancer-smallcell/detailedguide/small-cell-lung-cancer-staging

Global Cancer Facts & Figures - 2nd Edition

... Lung and Bronchus ... Chest x-ray, analysis of cells in sputum, and fiber-optic
examination of the bronchial passages have shown limited ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-027766.pdf

Cancer Statistics 2009

... Women 269,800. 26% Lung & bronchus. 15% Breast. 9% Colon & rectum. ...
2% Brain/ONS. 25% All other sites. Lung & bronchus 30%. Prostate 9%. ...

http://www.cancer.org/research/cancerfactsstatistics/cancerfactsfigures2009/acs/groups/content/@research/documents/document/acspc-038893.ppt

Cancer Facts and Figures for African Americans 2005-06

... Lung and bronchus 120.7 82.3 1.5 Liver and intrahepatic bile duct 3.9 2.6
1.5 ... Lung and bronchus 104.1 76.6 1.4 Breast 35.4 26.4 1.3 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2005aacorrpwsecuredpdf.pdf

Lung Carcinoid Tumor

... seen on sputum cytology or bronchial washings but ... not affect the main branches
of the bronchi. ... or around the area where the bronchus enters the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003117-pdf.pdf

Lung Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

... The trachea divides into tubes called the bronchi (singular, bronchus),
which enter the lungs and divide into smaller bronchi. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-039558-pdf.pdf

Cancer Facts & Figures - African Americans 2007-2008

... Prostate 30,870 (37%) Lung & bronchus 12,490 (15%) Colon & rectum 7,860
(9%) Kidney & renal pelvis 3,280 (4%) Non-Hodgkin lymphoma 2,640 ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/caff2007aaacspdf2007pdf.pdf