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what is the symptoms of lung cancer?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Lung cancer: Two things: 1: If you think you have lung cancer you should start with a clinic visit to the Emergency Facility. 2: What are the symptoms you have had? Please let me know how things go.
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Many, varied: The common symptoms are cough, chest pain, shortness of breath and weight loss. Sometimes the symptoms are due to metastases(spread tumor). In that case you may have bone pains or headaches due to tumor spread to the Bones and brain respectively.

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What are symptoms for lung cancer?

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Many symptoms: Lung cancer can present with many symptoms, including shortness of breath, cough, bloody sputum, weight loss, fatigue, or no symptoms at all, especially in the early stages of the cancer.
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Many times patients with early stage disease have no symptoms and the cancer is discover accidentally
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Symptoms of lung cancer include what things?

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Several things: Early symptoms of lung cancer include chronic coughing, chest pain, coughing up blood, and fatigue. When more advanced the problems worsen and the symptoms more widespread.
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What are common lung cancer symptoms?

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Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 48 years experience
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 day and age. If you've been a smoker or had significant sidestream smoke exposure - or if you work around industrial chemicals or are a firefighter, talk to your doctor. I have a number of healthy lung cancer-free women in my practice, doing great!
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What are the common symptoms of lung cancer?

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Dr. David Greenfield
Thoracic Surgery 37 years experience
Depends: Often none initially. Symptoms can include chest pain, arm pain or numbness, fatigue, weight loss, coughing, coughing up blood or mucous, shortness of breath, hoarseness.
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What are lung cancer symptoms?

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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
Medical Oncology 35 years experience
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 (cough, shortness of breath, spitting blood) or related to advanced disease like bone pain or headaches due to metastases. Also, patients can experience fatigue and weight loss. If you smoke, please don't.

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