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    • Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Lung Cancer Created: Tuesday, March 25, 2008 Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014
      What questions should you ask your doctor about lung cancer diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment?
    • Stage 3 Lung Cancer Overview Created: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What is stage 3 lung cancer, what are the symptoms, how is it treated, and what is the prognosis?" itemprop="description"> Monday, June 30, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Does alcohol increase the risk of lung cancer? Can drinking wine, beer, or hard liquor cause or prevent lung cancer? Studies show that the affect of alcohol on lung cancer may vary with the type of alcohol consumed and on whether you are male or female.
    • Cancer Ribbons Created: Monday, January 14, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Cancer ribbons are a great way to raise awareness for cancer. What colors are associated with which cancers, what is the history of cancer ribbons, and what are some creative ways you can work with these ribbons?
    • Lung Nodules - Symptoms, Causes, and Diagnosis Created: Friday, January 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      It can be frightening if your doctor finds a lung nodule on your x-ray. What causes lung nodules, how are they diagnosed, and what can you expect if you have been diagnosed with a lung nodule or lung nodules?
    • What is Stage 4 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy? Created: Friday, July 31, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What is stage 4 lung cancer life expectancy?
    • Lung Cancer and Depression Created: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Depression is more serious than feeling sad for people with lung cancer. What should you know about lung cancer, grief, and depression?" itemprop="description" Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Caring for someone with cancer can be at once the most rewarding and most difficult time in our lives. Following a few tips such as pampering yourself, maintaining a sense of humor, and finding a support group, can help you minimize the stress and leave you feeling fulfilled in your efforts rather than resentful.
    • Bone Marrow Suppression During Chemotherapy Created: Saturday, March 07, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Bone marrow suppression is a common side effect of chemotherapy with some medications. What does this mean, and what can you do to stay as healthy as possible?" itemprop="r="$zTP='t3'" --> itempro...
    • What Is Radon Mitigation? Created: Tuesday, September 08, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Radon mitigation can lower the level of radon in your home and reduce your risk of lung cancer. Learn how mitigation is done, and how much it costs." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • Palliative Therapy Created: Sunday, March 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Medical definition of palliative therapy, a form of cancer management.
    • Complementary / Alternative Treatments for Lung Cancer Created: Monday, April 28, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What alternative treatments work for lung cancer?" itemprop="description">
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    • 10 Things to Stop Doing if You Have Lung Cancer Created: Tuesday, April 03, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      We often talk about the things you should do if you have cancer, but what are 10 things to stop doing to yourself if you have lung cancer?" itemprop="description" Thursday, February 24, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Pleural fluid is a thin substance that plays a role in respiration. What is pleural fluid, and why is it important?
    • PET Scan (Positron Emission Tomography) - A Test to Evaluate Lung Cancer Created: Thursday, September 18, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Definition of PET Scan - a type of radiological test used to evaluate lung cancer and other diseases.
    • What are Alveoli? Created: Thursday, September 04, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What part of the respiratory system are alveoli?
    • Smoking Related Cancers Created: Monday, January 10, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Smoking related cancers go far beyond lung cancer. What cancers do we know are smoking related cancers, and what cancers may be accelerated by smoking?" itemprop="descriptit3'" --> itemprop="descri...
    • Inoperable Lung Cancer Created: Monday, June 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What does it mean if you're told you have inoperable lung cancer?" itemprop="description"> Sunday, October 04, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a lung disease that can increase the risk of developing lung cancer. What is the definition of COPD?
    • What Is the Average Age for Lung Cancer? Created: Tuesday, November 09, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What is the average age for lung cancer in men and in women?
    • Newly Diagnosed With Lung Cancer Created: Monday, December 06, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      When you are newly diagnosed with lung cancer it can be overwhelming. So many emotions, so many questions, so many decisions. What are the first steps to take at this difficult time?
    • Definition of Pack-Years Created: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Pack-years is a measure of how much someone has smoked. What is the definition of pack-years?
    • Is Lung Cancer Inherited? Created: Monday, July 07, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      If you have a family history of lung cancer you may want to know: is lung cancer inherited? The answer depends on several factors." itemprop="description">...
    • Stage 2 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Created: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What is stage 2 non-small cell lung cancer, what are the symptoms, how is it treated, and what is the prognosis?" itemprop="description">> Monday, June 22, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      What kind of lung cancer is adenocarcinoma?
    • Lung Cancer Types Created: Sunday, June 21, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Even though we talk about lung cancer as if it were one disease, there are several different lung cancer types. Knowing which type you have alllows your doctor to choose the treatment that is best ...
    • Metastatic Cancer to the Lungs Created: Sunday, March 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      If you've been told you have metastatic cancer to the lungs you may be very frightened. What does this mean?" itemprop="description">> Tuesday, October 06, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Lung cancer in women is different than lung cancer in men. How do the statistics, causes, symptoms, treatment, and survival rates differ between men and women?
    • Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers Created: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Lung cancer in non-smokers is a different disease in many ways. What are the statistics, causes, and how is treatment and survival different in non-smokers with lung cancer?"
    • Symptoms of Lung Cancer in Non-Smokers Created: Tuesday, September 06, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      The symptoms of lung cancer in non-smokers may be different from those in people who smoke. What symptoms should you be aware of?
    • Hypoxia Created: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Hypoxia is a common but confusing term in medicine. What is hypoxia, what are the symptoms and causes, and what does it mean if you’re hypoxic?" itemprop="descriptio3'" --> itemprop="descrip...
    • Stage 1 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Created: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Stage 1 non-small cell lung cancer is the earliest stage at which most lung cancers are diagnosed, and has the best prognosis. What are the symptoms and treatment options for this stage of lung ca...

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