LUNG CANCER is a difficult disease to treat and the outlook is not as good as it is for many other types of cancer. The dangers of smoking and it’s link to the disease are well publicised, but how much does smoking really increase the risk of getting lung cancer?
LUNG cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may be easily ignored. But you should speak to a doctor if you have any of these warning signs of the deadly disease. Are you at risk of lung cancer?
CANCER risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle swaps, including regular exercise. But you could also help to prevent tumour symptoms and signs from developing by eating more of this cheap fruit.
The New England Journal of Medicine shares some of the most amazing imagery from the often weird and wonderful field of medicine, but sometimes the content can be simultaneously disgusting and yet mesmerizing. On Tuesday, the widely respected journal shared a truly incredible case: a 36-year-old man with aggressive end-stage heart failure had a coughing […]
LUNG cancer symptoms don’t tend to show until the tumour in the lungs has grown. But sometimes, when the disease has advanced and spread outside the lungs, a host of symptoms not related to the chest may be the first to show. Here are six to watch out for.
LUNG CANCER symptoms are usually not evident in the early stages of the disease. However, as the condition progresses, there are many symptoms to look out for, such as this sound in your voice.
Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. Over 44,000 people are diagnosed with the lung disease every year in the UK. In the early stages of lung cancer, there are usually no signs or symptoms. However, as the disease progresses, many people will eventually develop symptoms. One symptom to […]
The main symptoms of lung cancer include problems associated directly with your lungs. These comprise persistent or long-standing coughs, persistent chest infections, coughing up blood, persistent breathlessness, and aches or pains when breathing or coughing. Other common symptoms are constant tiredness or lack of energy, loss of appetite and unexplained weight loss. However, aside from […]
A 21-year-old YouTube star who spoke frankly about her cystic fibrosis dies one week after getting a lung transplant
Claire’s Place Foundation/Facebook Claire Wineland, an internet celebrity who chronicled living with cystic fibrosis, died on Sunday. Hundreds of thousands of people watched her videos and read her posts where she discussed her illness and sought to change public perception of it. She died after a lung transplant partly crowdfunded by her followers. Claire […]
LUNG CANCER symptoms usually develop as the disease progresses and aren’t evident in the early stages. There are, however, signs you should look out for, including this symptom in your fingers.