World Lung Cancer Day: Early Symptoms Of Lung Cancer, Which Should Not Be Ignored

New Delhi : World Lung Cancer Day is celebrated every year on the first of August. This day is celebrated to spread awareness about this deadly disease among the people. On this day people who have won the fight against lung cancer are also celebrated all over the world. Lung cancer is the most common type of cancer, affecting millions of people every year. According to WHO, in the year 2020, 18 lakh people lost their lives due to lung cancer.

Lung cancer is a deadly disease. Also, its signs are not known until the disease reaches the severe stage. So let’s know about the early symptoms of this dangerous disease.

persistent cough

When your cough persists for more than a week, it is better to consult a doctor. Also, if the cough gets worse and blood comes along with it, take this situation seriously and see a doctor immediately.

Shortness of breath

If you have any breathing problems or feel short of breath, see a doctor and get tested. Breathing problems occur when the airway narrows or fluid from a tumor in the lungs accumulates in the chest, making it difficult for you to breathe.

body pain

Pain in the chest, shoulders, back, and other parts of the body can also be a sign of cancer. When cancer starts spreading to your bones, it starts causing pain in many parts.

sudden weight loss

If you are losing weight suddenly, it can also be a sign of many types of cancer, including lung cancer. When you are suffering from lung cancer, you tend to lose weight. This happens because cancer cells start using up all the energy in your body.

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