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Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. It is a leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States. Cigarette smoking causes most lung cancers. The more cigarettes you smoke per day and the earlier you started smoking, the greater your risk of lung cancer. High levels of pollution, radiation and asbestos exposure may also increase risk.

Common symptoms of lung cancer include

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X-ray of a chest showing a growth on the left side of the lung, which could be lung cancer
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  1. Lung Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world. It is a leading cause of ... in the United States. Cigarette smoking causes most lung cancers. The more cigarettes you smoke per day and ...
  2. Lung Cancer Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Lung Cancer Introduction Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of men and women. Over 165,000 people die of lung cancer every year in the United States. Most cases ...
  3. Cancer - lung - small cell; Small cell lung cancer; SCLC ... About 15% of all lung cancer cases are SCLC. Small cell lung cancer is slightly more common in men than women. Almost all cases of SCLC ...
  4. Cancer - lung - non-small cell; Non-small cell lung cancer; NSCLC; Adenocarcinoma - lung; Squamous cell carcinoma - lung ... Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer . It usually grows and spreads more slowly than small cell ...
  5. Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Cancer Terms NCI Drug Dictionary Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer This page lists cancer drugs approved by the ... Lung Cancer Drugs Approved for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Abitrexate (Methotrexate) Abraxane (Paclitaxel Albumin-stabilized Nanoparticle Formulation) ...
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  7. Nutrition and Lung Cancer (American Lung Association)  
    ... about water purity A A A Share Print Lung Cancer Education Resource Lung Health Education Resources Lung Cancer Clinical Trials Matching Service Lung Cancer Top Stories ...
  8. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Lung Cancer Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments & Research Past Issues / Winter 2013 ... lung cancer are given intravenously or by mouth. Lung Cancer Research The large-scale National Lung Screening Trial, ...
  9. ... Home Current Issue Past Issues 6 Common Cancers - Lung Cancer Past Issues / Spring 2007 Table of Contents For ... for Desperate Housewives. (Photo ©2005 Kathy Hutchins / Hutchins) Lung Cancer Lung cancer causes more deaths than the next ...
  10. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Lung Cancer Smoking and Lung Cancer: It's Never Too Late to Quit Past Issues / ... Table of Contents Because most people who get lung cancer were smokers, you may feel that doctors and ...
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