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Home > Health Information > Condition Information > Lung Cancer: Overview > Lung Cancer: Signs and Symptoms
Reviewed on 10/12By Dr. Kern & Dr. Carr
Jeffrey Kern, MD Dept. of Medicine Chief, Division of Oncology
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Laurie Carr, MD Dept. of Medicine
Signs and symptoms of lung cancer are few, but may include those similar to a chest cold or a mild flu.
Symptoms may include:
These are common signs and symptoms of a variety of lung diseases. Testing is done to make a diagnosis and determine the best treatment plan.
Lung cancer is highly treatable if it is caught early. Survival rates climb dramatically with early diagnosis, to around 80 percent for localized, stage I cancers. We can help. Read more.
As the leading respiratory hospital in the nation, National Jewish Health offers expertise on all lung conditions, including the leading cause of cancer-related deaths—lung cancer. Learn more.
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