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Does lung cancer always effect oxygen levels.

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine

In brief: No.

Lung cancer only affects oxygen levels when the disease is advanced.
You are born with lots of "extra" lung so that the disease has to be advanced, erode a major vessel or obstruct a major airway before you see breathing symptoms.

In brief: No.

Lung cancer only affects oxygen levels when the disease is advanced.
You are born with lots of "extra" lung so that the disease has to be advanced, erode a major vessel or obstruct a major airway before you see breathing symptoms.
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