Signs of Lung Cancer You Might Be Ignoring

Dianne G.

Did you know that lung cancer is one the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women? About one in four people will develop lung cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, treatment is more effective; the earlier lung cancer is detected. If you start to notice any of these symptoms, please reach out to your doctor to be sure.

1. Coughing up Blood

coughing up blood

Lung cancer or not, coughing up blood is never, ever a good sign. If and when you realize that you are coughing up blood, you need to see your doctor immediately. According to Raja Flores, MD, professor, and chairman of thoracic surgery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, coughing up blood isn’t necessarily an indicator of lung cancer, but it is an indication that medical treatment is needed urgently.

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