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    Medical Reference Related to Lung Cancer

    1. How Can I Prevent Lung Cancer?

      Can I prevent lung cancer? Find out about the best ways to lower your risk.

    2. Lung Cancer Symptoms: What You Should Know

      There aren’t always symptoms when someone has lung cancer. But if there are, they could be the things on this list.

    3. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Surgery

      Learn about surgery as a treatment for lung cancer.

    4. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Topic Overview

      Learn about lung cancer -- what it is, how it develops, and about quitting smoking to reduce risk.

    5. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Prevention

      Learn about lung cancer, risk factors, and how to reduce risks.

    6. Malignant Mesothelioma Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Medications

      Chemotherapy uses powerful medications to kill cancer cells. Chemotherapy is the most effective therapy for small cell lung cancer, but it cures lung cancer in only a small number of people

    7. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Topic Overview

      What is radon?Radon is a cancer - causing radioactive gas. It comes from the breakdown of uranium, which is a natural part of soil and rock. It is most commonly found in soil, water, building materials (such as granite or shale), and natural gas. Radon cannot be detected by human senses because it is odorless, tasteless, and invisible.How does radon exposure occur?In closed or poorly vented spaces

    8. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - When To Call a Doctor

      If you have been diagnosed with lung cancer, be sure to follow your health professional's instructions about calling when you have problems, new symptoms, or symptoms that get worse.

    9. Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Frequently Asked Questions

      Learning about radon: What is radon? What is sub-slab depressurization? How does it keep radon out of a building? ...

    10. Lung Cancer Screening (PDQ®): Screening - Patient Information [NCI] - Cause

      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.

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