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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. Lung Cancer (PDQ): Prevention From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... to keep cancer from starting. General Information About Lung Cancer Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... Lung Cancer Treatment Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in ...
  6. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (PDQ): Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    Search Español Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®) Last Modified: 10/18/2013 General Information About Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Non-small cell lung cancer is ...
  7. Small Cell Lung Cancer (PDQ): Treatment From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    General Information About Small Cell Lung Cancer Small cell lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the lung. The lungs ...
  8. Lung Cancer (PDQ): Screening From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... These are called diagnostic tests . General Information About Lung Cancer Lung cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells ... Lung Cancer Treatment Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in ...
  9. Drugs Approved for Lung Cancer From the National Institutes of Health (National Cancer Institute)  
    ... Support for People With Cancer 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) ...
  10. ... of this page please turn Javascript on. Feature: Lung Cancer Understanding and Preventing Lung Cancer Past Issues / Winter 2013 Table of Contents Diagram ...
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