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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. 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 ...
  3. Cancer - lung - non-small cell; Non-small cell lung cancer; NSCLC; Adenocarcinoma - lung; Squamous cell carcinoma - lung ... Smoking causes most cases (around 90%) of lung cancer. The risk ... day and for how long you have smoked. Being around the smoke ...
  4. Occult Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment of occult non-small cell lung cancer depends on the stage of the disease. Occult tumors are often found ... NCI Web site . Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment of stage I non-small cell lung ...
  5. Lung Cancer Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... factors and increasing protective factors may help prevent lung cancer. Avoiding cancer risk factors may help prevent certain ... of cancer. The following are risk factors for lung cancer: Cigarette, cigar, and pipe smoking Tobacco smoking is ...
  6. ... treatments do not cure the cancer. Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... There are two main types of small cell lung cancer. These two types include many different types of ...
  7. ... do not cure the cancer. Non-small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... There are several types of non-small cell lung cancer. Each type of non-small cell lung cancer ...
  8. Risks of Lung Cancer Screening From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Dictionary Search for Clinical Trials NCI Publications Español Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®) Risks of Lung Cancer Screening Key Points for This Section Screening tests ...
  9. Stages of Small Cell Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Stages of Small Cell Lung Cancer Key Points for This Section After small cell lung cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find out if ... Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer After small cell lung cancer has been diagnosed, tests are done to find ...
  10. Lung Cancer Screening From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Lung Cancer Screening Key Points for This Section Tests are used to screen for different types of cancer. ... if they decrease the risk of dying from lung cancer. The following screening tests have been studied to ...
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