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What are the symptoms of stage II lung cancer?

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Most lung cancers aren't diagnosed until they're past stage II. That's partly because this cancer grows fast and because you may not notice any signs until the disease turns serious. But if you do have symptoms, they may include:

  • A cough, bronchitis, or pneumonia that doesn't go away
  • Weight loss
  • Coughing up blood or rust-colored spit
  • Chest pain
  • Hoarse voice
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Tiredness

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.”

National Cancer Institute: “NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms,” “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version.”

American Society of Clinical Oncology: “Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell: Statistics, Stages.”

Texas Oncology: “Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.”

Cancer Research UK: “Lung cancer Stage 2.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 01, 2019

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.”

National Cancer Institute: “NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms,” “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treatment (PDQ) -- Patient Version.”

American Society of Clinical Oncology: “Lung Cancer -- Non-Small Cell: Statistics, Stages.”

Texas Oncology: “Stage II Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.”

Cancer Research UK: “Lung cancer Stage 2.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on August 01, 2019

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