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What are the symptoms of stage III lung cancer?

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Symptoms of lung cancer may include:

  • A cough that won't go away (This is the most common symptom.)
  • Weight loss
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Pain in the chest
  • Coughing up blood or rust-colored spit
  • A hoarse voice

From: Stage III Lung Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Lung Cancer Alliance: “Stage III: Lung Cancer and Treatment Options,” “Types of Lung Cancer.”  

American Cancer Society: “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stages,” “Treatment Choices for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, by Stage.”  

Journal of Thoracic Disease : “Inoperable stage III non-small cell lung cancer: Current treatment and role of vinorelbine.”  

Canadian Cancer Society: “Lung cancer: Prognosis and survival for lung cancer,” “Stages of non-small cell lung cancer.”

Mayo Clinic: “Lung cancer: Diagnosis.”

Radiologyinfo.org: “Lung Cancer Treatment.”

Cancer Research UK: “Lung Cancer: Stage 3.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Lung Cancer: Management and Treatment.”

UpToDate: “Management of stage III non-small cell lung cancer,” “Overview of the initial evaluation, diagnosis, and staging of patients with suspected lung cancer.”

Canadian Cancer Society: “Stage of non-small cell lung cancer.”

European Society for Medical Oncology: “ESMO Consensus Guidelines: Locally-advanced stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).”

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

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2019

SOURCES:

Lung Cancer Alliance: “Stage III: Lung Cancer and Treatment Options,” “Types of Lung Cancer.”  

American Cancer Society: “Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stages,” “Treatment Choices for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, by Stage.”  

Journal of Thoracic Disease : “Inoperable stage III non-small cell lung cancer: Current treatment and role of vinorelbine.”  

Canadian Cancer Society: “Lung cancer: Prognosis and survival for lung cancer,” “Stages of non-small cell lung cancer.”

Mayo Clinic: “Lung cancer: Diagnosis.”

Radiologyinfo.org: “Lung Cancer Treatment.”

Cancer Research UK: “Lung Cancer: Stage 3.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Lung Cancer: Management and Treatment.”

UpToDate: “Management of stage III non-small cell lung cancer,” “Overview of the initial evaluation, diagnosis, and staging of patients with suspected lung cancer.”

Canadian Cancer Society: “Stage of non-small cell lung cancer.”

European Society for Medical Oncology: “ESMO Consensus Guidelines: Locally-advanced stage III non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).”

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

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 30, 2019

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