Lung Cancer Warning Signs

Dr. David Samadi Fights Common Cancers Impacting Men Today

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 12:37
Did you know that more than 100,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year? According to the National Cancer Institute, this form of cancer was expected to account for approximately 10 percent of all new cancer diagnoses in 2017. The good news is that yearly incidents of this cancer have ...

Warning signs of lung cancer you need to be aware of

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 03:15
It occurs in lung cancer patients with hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy. The researchers said, "People with lung conditions can get HPOA. It affects about five out of every 100 people with cancer of the windpipe [bronchus] or lung. In cancer, it is most common in people with non small cell lung ...

Free radon test kits available

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:52
... of lung cancer in nonsmokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer overall. “The Ionia County Health Department recommends that all homes be tested,” Bowen said. “Testing your home is the only way to know if you and your family are at risk from radon, since there are no warning signs or ...

Cancerphobia: Our Changing Emotional Relationship With 'The Big C'

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 17:40
Public education campaigns tried to make people aware of early warning signs (the forerunner of the American Cancer Society began in 1913), but in the ... Fast forward to the 1950s and '60s, when lung cancer rates soared among men who had returned from a war in which they had been given more ...

One in four Irish people don't know the warning signs for lung cancer, new research says

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 10:33
It is a significant drop in awareness from 2013 when only 9% of Irish people were unable to name any telltale signs. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in Ireland with over 2,500 cases diagnosed annually, including 724 cases in Dublin in 2015. Other county figures included Cork which had ...

When the Lung Cancer Patient Climbs Mountains

Thu, 01/04/2018 - 05:52
Andy, a veteran climber and a friend of mine, had been living with Stage IV lung cancer for three years. “To live one year was ... They reviewed a series of warning signs of altitude-related health problems ranging from coughing up blood to severe, unshakable headache. He gave his blessing but ...

Lung cancer symptoms: A swollen face is a result of superior cava obstruction

Wed, 01/03/2018 - 05:18
... of lung cancer. In the early stages of the disease there are very few symptoms but here are the early warning signs you should be looking out for. ... Lung cancer does not usually cause noticeable symptoms until it has spread through the lungs or to other parts of the body. Lung cancer symptoms ...


Tue, 01/02/2018 - 13:56
Another AI system is looking for signs of lung cancer. It searches for large clumps of cells called nodules. Doctors can't tell whether these clumps are harmless or will go on to become cancerous and so patients go on to have several more scans to see how the nodules develop.

Do You Know The 20 Deadly Cancer Signs? (#19 Will Shock You)

Sat, 12/30/2017 - 01:33
But there's definitely something to be said for learning to recognize basic warning signs yourself. For starters, a little ... Patients diagnosed with lung cancer commonly present with a swollen face, due to the fact that lung tumors block the flow of blood to the face. If you have a swollen face that refuses to ...

Chesty cough? Dry cough? Why you should NEVER ignore a tickly throat

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 07:00
Chronic coughing or wheezing is also a common sign of heart failure, caused by a build up of fluid in the lungs. According to the Heart Rhythm Society, sufferers may also cough up mucus or phlegm. Additionally, the NHS warn that persistent coughs may be worse at night. Other symptoms include ...

Could smoking cannabis prevent or even TREAT cancer?

Sun, 12/24/2017 - 10:45
Is there any risk of cannabis causing cancer? The British Lung Foundation made the headlines in 2012 after highlighting cannabis as a potential cause of lung cancer. Dame Helena Shovelton, chief executive of the charity, said at the time: “Young people in particular are smoking cannabis unaware that, ...

A cough that won't quit—is it lung cancer?

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:52
Sometimes lung cancer does not cause any symptoms and is found incidentally during a routine x-ray or CAT scan. "If a person with lung cancer does have symptoms, those symptoms will depend on the location of the tumor in their lung," says Dr.. Andoh-Duku. "Most cases of lung cancer that manifest ...

A Cough That Won't Quit: Is It Lung Cancer?

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:52
Sometimes lung cancer does not cause any symptoms and is found incidentally during a routine x-ray or CAT scan. “If a person with lung cancer does have symptoms, those symptoms will depend on the location of the tumor in their lung,” says Dr. Andoh-Duku.” “Most cases of lung cancer that manifest ...

Deadly Gases in Your Home: Carbon Monoxide and Radon

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:37
Dangerous gases may be lurking inside your home. Most people are ... The most common warning signs of CO poisoning are headache, fatigue, nausea, shortness of breath and confusion. ... Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, and second leading cause behind smoking.

5 Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:48
Apparently, the more you smoke, the greater your chances of acquiring COPD and lung cancer are. ... To promote early detection and treatment of COPD, know the warning signs of such disease, which includes a recurring cough for more than a month or a difficulty in breathing even without physical ...

Keith Chegwin loses battle with IPF - here are warning signs of the lung condition

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:18
Doctors have a number of different ways they can establish the cause of your symptoms. Many carry out breathing tests to see how well the lungs are functioning. Then, they may recommend X-rays, CT scans or blood tests. In some cases, they choose to carry out a lung biopsy via a bronchoscopy.

Keith Chegwin dead: Star's idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis lung condition explained

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:37
The NHS note that some people respond well to treatment and can live symptom free for many years. However, other people don't respond so well and symptoms can quickly worsen. Sufferers can also be at risk of other problems, including chest infections, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure.

Retired educator named South Glens Falls interim chief

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:16
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Retired educator Jon Hunter, of Ballston Lake, is expected to take over as the South Glens Falls School District's interim superintendent on Jan 1. The announcement was made Wednesday by the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex Board of Cooperative ...

Troopers: Woman admits to stealing 3 kissing balls

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:58
A woman has admitted to stealing three kissing ball holiday decorations, state police said Wednesday. The kissing balls were stolen Monday from a small local business on state Route 196 in Kingsbury, state police said. With security video of the theft and the aid of social media, state police identified ...

Thumbs up: Voters overwhelmingly OK sale of Shen land to Clifton Park

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 22:33
SCHENECTADY — Amid the radical transformations taking place along lower State Street, a multiple-building demolition at the intersection with Mill Lane stands out for its warning signs. Four aging buildings were demolished to make way for what's going to be called the Mill Artisan District. The piles of ...