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Lung Cancer Symptoms & Signs

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Symptoms & Signs

In up to 25% of people who get lung cancer, there are no apparent symptoms at the time of diagnosis. In others, symptoms can occur from the cancer itself, from the metastatic spread of the cancer beyond its origin in the lung, or from so-called paraneoplastic syndromes that result from the production of hormone-like substances by the lung cancer cells. Common symptoms include

Other symptoms can include

Symptoms of metastatic disease can include

Symptoms common to many cancers include fatigue, unexpected weight loss, and depression.

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United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Lung Cancer." Oct. 25, 2016. <>.

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