Lung Cancer in the Elderly

Cancer that forms in the cells of one or both of the lungs. There are three types affecting treatment options and prognosis: non-small cell lung cancer, small cell lung cancer, and lung carcinoid tumor.

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  • Lung cancer kills more people than any other form of cancer. Learn the risk factors, signs and symptoms of lung disease as well as the the types and stages of the disease.

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  • The circumstances that led to my sister's preventable death were tragic, especially the one seemingly-minor decision that precipitated her cancer.

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  • By the time doctors discover lung cancer, it may be too late for treatment to work. Researchers hoping dogs can detect it earlier.

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  • Why do some people get lung cancer and others don't? Researchers have identified many risk factors, including age, that put people at greater risk of developing lung cancer.

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