Posted in: Lung Cancer by Dr. Tarang Krishna
Lung cancer is one of the common disease, prevalent in people who indulge in habit of smoking. Although we are aware of the primary risk factor, we have little or no idea about the common sign and symptoms of lung cancer, which helps in better diagnosis.
According to a popular research data, survival chances are increased by 50% in patients undergoing lung cancer treatment, if diagnosed before spreading to other parts of the body. Therefore, an early detection is key to successful recovery and let’s keep ourselves informed about the lung cancer symptoms.
Frequently Occurring Sign and Symptoms –
1) Shortness of Breath
Breathing problems and frequent wheezing give an idea about the cancer cells present in the lung.
2) A Chronic Cough
Although this could occur due to a variety of reasons ranging from air pollution to seasonal changes, or a side effect of some other disease. A chronic cough is to be taken seriously, as it’s one of the primary symptoms of lung cancer.
3) Shoulder, Back and Bone Pain
Pain in joints, back, shoulder, hips is at times result of weakened immunity, due to Lung Cancer.
4) Unexplainable Weight loss/loss of appetite
Patients affected by the disease have shown disinterest in food, and few other who have not, couldn’t account for sudden weight loss.
5) Blood in Cough
Colored sputum (mucus or phlegm) that contains blood, is one of the early signs of lung cancer.
6) Facial and Vocal Changes
People affected by cancer observe their voice turning a bit hoarse, and their face tends to swell.
7) Swelling in the body. Especially Fingertips
Lumps in the neck, collar bone, and swelled fingertips give an idea about lung Cancer.
8) Reoccurring Infections
Because of damaged immune system, our body tends to fall prey to the different chest and respiratory infections. A few of the reoccurring diseases due to infection at the arrival of lung cancer are – Pneumonia, Asthma, Jaundice, etc.
9) Neurological Symptoms
There are chances of the malignant cancer cells to spread to the nervous system in the body. This affects the neurological balance and results in a headache, seizures, dizziness, balance problems, and altered behavior.
Immunotherapy for Lung Cancer
An advanced treatment for lung cancer, Immunotherapy is a therapy to engineer antibodies, which strengthens the immune system and helps to kill cancer cells in the body. Cancer Healer Center is the leading center for immunotherapy treatment in India, considered the best hospital for lung cancer treatment, for its proven results. This is evident by the innumerable success stories of the patients who have undergone immunotherapy for lung cancer treatment at Cancer Healer Center.
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