Lung cancer often produces no symptoms in its earliest stages, when it is most treatable. Symptoms may not occur for a decade or more after lung cancer has developed. When symptoms do occur, they often indicate that lung cancer has progressed to an advanced, less curable stage.Learn More About Symptoms of Lung Cancer ›
Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer. Nearly 90 percent of cases are thought to be a result of smoking. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women. It is believed to grow over a period of many years. Learn more about lung cancer ›
Researchers are continually finding new ways to treat lung cancer. People diagnosed with the disease now have more hope for survival than ever before.
The choices that you have for treatment depend on these factors.Learn More About Treatment for Lung Cancer ›
Of all the cancer deaths in the United States, most are caused by lung cancer. While you may think lung cancer happens only to smokers, that’s not actually the case. Tobacco is certainly one factor that you can control, but others can’t be avoided. So what are the risk factors? Which ones can you prevent?Learn More About Living With Lung Cancer ›
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