Understanding the disease

Staging
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Staging

Staging is a complicated process that helps doctors identify the size of a cancer, and how far it has spread. It is important as it enables them to recommend appropriate treatment.

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Lung Cancer Tests
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Lung Cancer Tests

There are many methods of testing for lung cancer. this section explains how tests are used for the diagnosis and management of cancer.

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Types of Lung Cancer
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Types of Lung Cancer

This section explains the main types of lung cancer: non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer.

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Signs and Symptoms
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Signs and Symptoms

The symptoms of lung cancer can include a cough that doesn't go away, and breathlessness. Visit your GP immediately if you are concerned.

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Know Your Lungs
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Know Your Lungs

Find out how your lungs work, what lung cancer is, and how it is caused and treated.

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