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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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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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Lung Cancer Symptoms

A persistent cough and shortness of breath after activity are classic early symptoms of lung cancer. Learn more about what to discuss with your doctor.

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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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Overview of Wheezing Breaths

Wheezing can be very frightening and requires medical care. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnostic tests that may be done, and how it is treated. Wheezing is a common but frightening symptom in which there is a high-pitched whistling sound...

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When Back Pain Is a Symptom of Lung Cancer

While it may seem odd to link back pain to lung cancer, the association is not only common but has distinctive signs and symptoms that set it apart. It is not uncommon for people to experience back pain with lung cancer or even to have back pain as...

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The Most Common Types of Lung Cancer

The most common types of lung cancer can vary depending on age, sex, and smoking status. They have also changed over time. Learn more. The most common type of lung cancer is non-small cell lung cancer, with small cell lung cancer less common and...

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What Are Solitary Pulmonary Nodules?

What are solitary pulmonary nodules, what are the causes, and what are the chances it could be lung cancer? Learn more and the next steps to take. A solitary pulmonary nodule (SPN) is an isolated growth on the lung that's surrounded by normal...

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Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Men

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in males. Know the signs and symptoms that affect men and when to see a doctor. With lung cancer being the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in males, it's extremely important to...

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What Is Atelectasis?

Atelectasis is a collapsed lung caused by surgery, airway obstruction, or lung compression. In most cases it is reversible. Atelectasis is the complete or partial collapse of a lung. It is sometimes referred to as a "collapsed lung," although a...

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Early Signs of Lung Cancer You Need to Know

Early stages of lung cancer may not come with many signs at all, but people at high risk for this disease should be aware of what to look for. Many people with lung cancer show no signs or symptoms at the early stages of cancer development. But by...

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