Lung cancer is the most common cancer, affecting both men and women. According to the Institut Curie, one in two people will develop cancer in their lifetime. In the United States, the mortality rate from lung cancer has even exceeded that of breast cancer among women! It is vital to evaluate the risk factors for this disease and to pay attention to the warning signs of this type of cancer.
The risk factors of lung cancer are mainly due to smoking and environmental exposures to substances such as radon gas and secondhand smoke. From the early stages of the disease, it is quite possible that the cancer is not detectable by visible symptoms. The first warning signs are often seen as the tumor grows.
People who are diagnosed early enough have about a 50% chance of survival compared to those diagnosed too late. In these cases, the disease spreads to all other organs of the body and the risk of survival is minimal.
Recognizing these signs could save your life …
HERE ARE THE 10 WARNING SIGNS OF LUNG CANCER:
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