Most lung cancer is caused by smoking. About 87% of lung cancers are related to smoking. Cancer-causing substances (carcinogens) in tobacco smoke damage lung cells. Over time, these damaged cells may develop into lung cancer.
During treatment for any stage of lung cancer, you can manage some side effects that may accompany lung cancer or cancer treatment. If your doctor has given you instructions or medications to treat these symptoms, be sure to follow them. In general, healt
To determine whether lung cancer may be causing your respiratory symptoms, your health professional will evaluate your: Medical history, including your smoking history and any symptoms you have now. Exposure to environmental and work substances. Family hi