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Lung cancer

Signs & symptoms

Signs and symptoms sometimes seen in lung cancer:

  • A cough that doesn't go away and gets worse over time
  • Chest pain that doesn't go away
  • Coughing up blood
  • Feeling short of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Losing your voice (hoarseness)
  • Getting sick with pneumonia and bronchitis a lot
  • Swollen neck and face
  • Not hungry, losing weight without trying
  • Feeling tired

People with these symptoms could have lung cancer, or it could be something else. If you have these symptoms, your best bet is to see your family physician. The doctor can say for sure what's causing the symptoms and how to treat them.

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