Lung Cancer

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About lung cancer

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer among both men and women in the United States (not counting skin cancer). It’s also the leading cause of cancer deaths. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 4 cancer deaths are from lung cancer. Men have a slightly higher chance of developing lung cancer than women.

Signs and symptoms

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Signs and symptoms

Prevention and screening

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Prevention and screening

Diagnosis and stages

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Diagnosis and stages

Treatment

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Treatment

Types of lung cancer

There are three main types of lung cancer. Each type has its own risk factors and treatment approaches.