CancerRisk Factors

13 Symptoms of Lung Cancer


Know what to look for

1. Red or rust-colored phlegm

2. Wheezing

3. Fever

4. Enlarged lymph nodes

5. Chest, shoulder, or arm pain

6. Hoarseness

7. Difficulty swallowing

8. Neck and face swelling

9. Clubbing of the fingers

10. Bone pain and fractures

11. Seizures

12. Cushing's syndrome

13. Fatigue



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