Lung Cancer: Don’t ignore these symptoms – it could be life-threatening lung cancer

Lung Cancer: Don’t ignore these symptoms – it could be life-threatening lung cancer

In the past, smokers were more likely to get lung cancer. But now non-smokers also get this fatal disease. The normal functioning of the respiratory system is obstructed by tumor formation in the vital organ. It most commonly develops in people who smoke. It is the fourth most common cancer in India. According to a report in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, the mortality rate of lung cancer in India is 8.1 percent.

Lung cancer is a deadly disease. Early detection of symptoms and signs and timely treatment can save lives. But if they are ignored, the disease progresses and takes lives. That is why early detection and treatment is essential.

What are the causes of lung cancer?

Lung cancer develops due to smoking. But there are other causes along with them.

⦿ Inhalation of toxic chemicals

⦿ Air pollution

⦿ Family history of lung cancer 

< p>⦿ History of radiation therapy

⦿ Excessive inhalation of radon gas

⦿ Living or working in industrial areas

⦿ Smoking these cigarettes

Problems due to lung cancer

If you want to prevent this cancer first, you should avoid smoking. If this disease is not recognized in time, many problems attack the body. That is..

☀ Chest pain

☀ Chest tightness

☀ Coughing up blood

☀ Shortness of breath


☀ Fluid build-up in the heart

☀ In some cases pneumonia

Early signs of lung cancer?

Recognizing the early signs of lung cancer Very important. Treatment is easy when these appear.

☀ Chest pain

☀ Sudden weight loss

☀ Snoring

☀ Headache


☀ Bone pain

☀ Shortness of breath

☀ Hoarseness of throat

☀ Extreme fatigue

☀ Prolonged cough

Primary symptoms can be identified and treated. There is a possibility of surgery to locate the tumor and remove it. If the fluid in the tumor spreads to other organs, it becomes a serious disease. Radiation therapy or chemotherapy is tried to cure it. Treatment depends on the patient’s health condition and the stage of the disease. The best way is to quit smoking. A balanced diet full of nutrients should be taken along with them.

Note: Information collected from various studies, researches and health journals has been provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.

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