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Lung Cancer Rates Have Decreased for the Marlboro Man, but Have Risen Steeply for Nonsmokers and Young Women – An Oncologist Explains Why
By Estelamari Rodriguez Your Health

Lung Cancer Rates Have Decreased for the Marlboro Man, but Have Risen Steeply for Nonsmokers and Young Women – An Oncologist Explains Why

When many people think of an average lung cancer patient, they often imagine an older man smoking. But the face of lung cancer has changed. Over the past 15 years, more women, never smokers and younger people are being diagnosed with lung cancer. In fact, lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among […]

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Cáncer Pulmonar: Signos y Síntomas Tempranos
By Katherine George Cáncer

Cáncer Pulmonar: Signos y Síntomas Tempranos

El cáncer pulmonar es un cáncer que comienza en los pulmones, uno de los órganos más frágiles de nuestro cuerpo. Ubicados en el pecho, estos órganos esponjosos trabajan para proporcionar oxígeno a nuestro cuerpo. El cáncer pulmonar generalmente comienza con un tumor, un grupo de células que crecen y destruyen el tejido cercano. Si bien […]

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Top Causes and Risk Factors of Lung Cancer
By Emily Lockhart Your Health

Top Causes and Risk Factors of Lung Cancer

There are few diseases more frightening than lung cancer, which tends to strike individuals exposed to dangerous air pollutants, that can eventually lead to a situation where the patient struggles with every breath. To better understand lung cancer, let’s take a look at some of this scary diseases’ most prevalent causes and risk factors.

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Signs and Symptoms of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
By Jeff Hayward Your Health

Signs and Symptoms of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This is one of two main forms of lung cancer, this one involving healthy cells that grow uncontrollably and form tumors. It’s important for doctors to distinguish which type of lung cancer they’re dealing with early so they can start the appropriate treatment, which differs dramatically for both. Here are 7 signs you may be developing NSCLC, but never jump to conclusions – let a medical professional sort it out.

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