Introduction: Lung cancer


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Lung cancer: Cancer of the lung is mostly related to smoking or tobacco use. Because of the prevalence of these practices, lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Some of the symptoms include chronic cough, coughing up blood, or chest pain. However, patients with only persistent coughing do not always seek medical advice early enough. Even when they do, lung cancer is sometimes misdiagnosed as something less harmful, making lung cancer the 4th most claimed malpractice injury.

Researching symptoms of Lung cancer: Further information about the symptoms of Lung cancer is available including a list of symptoms of Lung cancer, other diseases that might have similar symptoms in differential diagnosis of Lung cancer, or alternatively return to research other symptoms in the symptom center.

Misdiagnosis and Lung cancer: Research more detailed information about misdiagnosis of Lung cancer, failure to diagnose Lung cancer, underlying causes of Lung cancer (possibly misdiagnosed), or research misdiagnosis of other diseases

Treatments for Lung cancer: Various information is available about treatments available for Lung cancer, prevention of Lung cancer, current research about Lung cancer treatments, or research treatments for other diseases.

Causes of Lung cancer: Research more detailed information about the causes of Lung cancer, other possibly hidden causes of Lung cancer, or other general information about Lung cancer.

Statistics and Lung cancer: Various sources and calculations are available in statistics about Lung cancer, prevalence and incidence statistics for Lung cancer, and you can also research other medical statistics in our statistics center.

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Last revision: June 2, 2003

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