Lung Cancer

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is cancer?
  2. What is lung cancer?
  3. Are there different types of lung cancer?
  4. This decade, how many people are expected to get lung cancer and die of the disease each year?
  5. How does smoking affect lung cancer rates?
  6. What is the main cause of lung cancer?
  7. What are some risk factors that increase your chance of getting lung cancer?
  8. Are there protective factors for lung cancer?
  9. What are the risks of getting lung cancer if you are a smoker?
  10. Can smoking cigars and pipes lead to lung cancer?
  11. Can second-hand smoke cause a non-smoker to get lung cancer?
  12. Does quitting smoking reduce the risk of other cancers?
  13. Where can I get free help to quit smoking?
  14. Can exposure to radon lead to lung cancer?
  15. Is there a risk of lung cancer from exposure to asbestos?
  16. What are the possible signs of lung cancer?
  17. What are the chances of developing a second lung cancer?
  18. How does a doctor usually detect lung cancer?
  19. Are there new ways to detect lung cancer before it starts to spread?
  20. How does a doctor confirm that someone has lung cancer?
  21. How does a doctor determine how far a lung cancer has progressed?
  22. What tests do doctors use to stage lung cancer?
  23. What are the standard treatments for lung cancer?
  24. What are some common ways to treat non-small cell lung cancer?
  25. What is the best way to treat small cell lung cancer?
  26. What new procedures have been developed to treat lung cancer?
  27. Are there any new chemotherapy drugs available to treat lung cancer?
  28. Are there other options for someone with lung cancer?

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