MOSCOW, April 10 – RIA Novosti. Lung cancer is indicated by nine symptoms, writes Express, citing data from the British Cancer Research Organization.
The most common harbinger of a fatal illness is a persistent cough. In addition, in the presence of oncology, this symptom is accompanied by hemoptysis and pain.
Dyspnea and chest pain may also indicate lung masses. It is also worth paying attention to loss of appetite, dramatic weight loss and constant feeling of fatigue.
You should also be alert for recurrent chest infections.
If the listed symptoms are detected, doctors strongly recommend that you immediately contact a specialist and undergo an examination.
Lung cancer is a malignant neoplasm of the lung, originating from the epithelial tissue of the bronchi of various sizes. Depending on the place of appearance, it is divided into central, peripheral and massive (mixed).
Earlier, doctor and TV presenter Alexander Myasnikov said that smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Among other reasons leading to cancer, the expert named inhalation of smoke particles from secondhand smoke, smoke from large industrial plants and kindling coal or even smoke from the barbecue.