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Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Catching lung cancer early is difficult, but early diagnosis leads to more effective treatment. If you or a loved one experience any of the following symptoms, see a doctor right away.

Common Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

The most common symptoms of lung cancer are:

  • a cough that does not go away
  • chest pain that is often worse with deep breathing, coughing, or laughing
  • hoarseness
  • weight loss and loss of appetite
  • coughing up blood or rust-colored sputum (spit or phlegm)
  • shortness of breath
  • feeling tired or weak
  • recurring infections such as bronchitis and pneumonia
  • new onset of wheezing

If you have any of these signs, please contact our lung cancer nurse navigator for a consultation.

 

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