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end stage lung cancer symptoms

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Often none: ...Until the cancer is advanced, thus the potential benefit of screening methods in patients at risk. When symptoms happen, they are lung related (cou ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Check if worried.: There may be cough, coughing up blood, difficulty breathing, weight loss, fatigue - or no early signs at all! early testing can lead to cure in this d ... Read More
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Several: Early lung cancer is often asymptomatic. Patients should thoroughly discuss their concerns with a family physician. The following link may assist you ... Read More
Dr. David Cooke
21 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: Early stage lung cancer can be asymptomatic or no symptoms. Often it is found incidentally by chest xray or chest ct scan. Ct scan screening for hig ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Lung Cancer: This question has no right answer. It is way too broad. There are several different types of lung cancer. They are not commonly found in the young; t ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Varieties: Small cell is worst or fastest. Other cel types may be slow - out to years.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Unclear question: Lung cancer takes years to develop from the time of initial insult. The insult may be smoking, asbestos exposure or radiation. For good health - Have ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Hmm: May show on a chest x ray but usually not if very early (remember x rays are not good screening tests for lung cancer). Less likely to show in lab wor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Probably: If you are unwell, a physician visit is advised. There are no symptoms that are specific for lung cancer, however, your doctor can ask questions, exam ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
There are many: There are many possible symptoms. These include but are not limited to; cough, chest pain, coughing up blood, shortness of breath, weight loss, headac ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
From nothing: To terminal. Early on, no symptoms. May be identified on x-ray or ct for something independent. Cough hemoptysis- coughing blood pain in apex or c ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
It is not: Many are asymptomatic until late then, chest wall invasion, nerve invasion, pneumonia and collapse can cause inflammation and pain. If fluid or pus ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Saraju Dalsania
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Lung Ca Symportoms: Lung cancer symptoms vary from patient to patient and stage to stage. Symptoms can vary from chronic cough, weight loss to symptoms like hemoptysis (c ... Read More

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