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Symptoms and side effects of lung cancer

Symptom? Side effect? It can be difficult to know sometimes just what is causing a problem. The most important thing is to talk with your healthcare team about your concerns so that you can receive the help you need. 

Learn about lung cancer symptoms 

Lung cancer often doesn't have symptoms until after it has spread to other parts of the body. Some symptoms are similar to those of other common illnesses and can vary depending on the type and stage of lung cancer. 

Learn about side effects of lung cancer treatment

Sometimes treatments for lung cancer can cause side effects: unwanted health issues that affect the patient's physical or emotional wellbeing. Many treatment side effects are temporary and will subside or go away after treatment ends. Some may continue after treatment and are considered late effects.  


See also:

Palliative care