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When should you 911 about symptoms of small-cell lung cancer?

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Call 911 if any of the following symptoms are present:

  • Coughing up large amounts of blood
  • Chest pain
  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Sudden or severe weakness of any limb
  • Sudden vision problems
  • Seizures

From: Small-Cell Lung Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society.

American College of Chest Physicians.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

UpToDate.

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 16, 2017

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