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DescriptionAccording to dictionary definition  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 India. 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.  Signs and SymptomsAccording to dictionary definition  Common symptoms of lung cancer include:1. A cough that does not go away and gets worse over time2. Constant chest pain3. Coughing up blood4. Shortness of breath, wheezing, or hoarseness5. Repeated problems with pneumonia or bronchitis6. Swelling of the neck and face7. Loss of appetite or weight loss8. Fatigue  InvestigationsAccording to dictionary definition  Doctors diagnose lung cancer using a physical exam, imaging, and lab tests.  TreatmentAccording to dictionary definition  Treatment depends on the type, stage, and how advanced it is. Treatments include:1. Surgery2. Chemotherapy3. Radiation therapy4. Targeted therapy  NIH: National Cancer Institute

 

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