Early Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer That Everyone Shouldn't Ignore

The cure for different types of cancer remains unresolved and many of the scientists are still looking and hoping that they could find a way to cure this horrific disease. One of the deadliest cancer types that already killed millions of people around the world is cancer.

Every year thousand of people around the world has been diagnosed with a lung cancer and almost 90 percent of people who had been diagnosed have died in just one year of fighting this deadly disease. Lung cancer is a fatal one and the survival percentage is very low and depends on the progression.

Based on the record that only a few people has been listed as lung cancer survivor and most of them are those patients who catch the early symptoms just on time and give them a big chance to survive by going to the doctor and asking for some professional advice on how to prevent lung cancer from being unstoppable.

This is only proved that early detection can give you a high chance to survive this deadly disease. So what are the possible signs and early symptoms of lung cancer?  But first, we must know what are the commonly caused lung cancer.

Lung cancer is commonly caused by smoking. However, not all people who diagnosed with lung cancer are smokers some of them are non-smokers and second-hand smoke. Some caused by lung cancer is due to excessive exposure to air pollution, asbestos, diesel exhaust, or certain chemicals that had a bad effect on lungs.

Here are the early signs and symptoms of lung cancer

Symptoms of lung cancer can be overlooked more often because it has the same symptoms with other common illness like a cough and colds or fever. But if the symptoms persist and did not stop for how many weeks you should consult your doctor as much as possible.

  • A cough that would not stop
  • Chronic cough
  • Unusual shortness of breathing
  • Pain in the chest area
  • Changes in the voice
  • Frequent wheezing
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Pain in the bones
  • Regular headache
  • Finger Pain
Having all these symptoms at the same time is sure that lung cancer is already in your body. Late diagnosis of lung cancer will leave you limited treatment options and limited survival, so it is important that you always listen to your body and avoid things that can trigger lung cancer.

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