Lung Cancer Overview

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What Are Multiple Lung Nodules?

While multiple lung nodules often suggest cancer, there are benign or treatable causes too. Learn what doctors can tell from looking at X-rays or CT scans. If you've had a chest X-ray or other imaging and have been advised that the radiologist...

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What Are Lung Neoplasms?

Lung neoplasms are benign or malignant (cancerous) tumors that form in the lungs. They are often either early-stage or advanced lung cancer. Learn more. A neoplasm is an abnormal tissue mass that forms when cells grow and divide more than they...

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What Is The Pathophysiology of Lung Cancer?

The pathophysiology of lung cancer includes the physical signs of lung cancer. It characterizes lung cancer and its causes, both acquired and inherited. Lung cancer is a common type of cancer that originates in the lungs. The lungs are two spongy...

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How Fungal Infections in the Lungs Mimic Cancer

Fungal infections in the lungs such as invasive pulmonary aspergillosis and cryptococcosis can mimic cancer, and confound diagnoses. Research has shown that fungal lung infections can possibly be mistaken for lung cancer. Fungal lung infections may...

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What to Know About Rybrevant (Amivantamab-vmjw)

Rybrevant is a new treatment option for non-small cell lung cancer. Rybrevant is an intravenous (IV) prescription medication used to treat adults who have non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with a specific genetic alteration called an epidermal...

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Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer

Immunotherapy for lung cancer treats patients with drugs that help the immune system better respond and fight off some kinds of lung cancer. Immunotherapy can be used to teach the body’s immune system to recognize and fight some forms of lung...

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What Is Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Staging?

After someone is diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), doctors will use a process called staging to try to figure out if the cancer has spread. Learn more. After someone is diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), doctors will...

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Lung Cancer Facts You Need to Know

Lung cancer is common and can be deadly. Get reliable, recent facts and statistics about lung cancer types, treatment, survival rates, and more. Lung cancer is one of the most commonly occurring kinds of cancer and the leading cause of cancer deaths...

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Overview of Malignant Pleural Effusion

A malignant pleural effusion can occur as a complication of cancer. Learn the symptoms and causes, and how it is diagnosed and treated. A malignant pleural effusion is a complication that involves the build-up of fluid containing cancer cells...

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