Lung cancer

All you need to know

To each tumor, its own therapy: Small cell lung cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Squamous cell carcinoma, Adenocarcinoma, Positive ALK or ROS1 or with EGFR mutation.

Lung cancer can present with different symptoms: cough, hemoptysis, coughing up blood, dyspnea, weight loss, thoracic pain, fatigue. Sometimes it may remain asymptomatic.

In most cases lung cancer is a disease created by man. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer, but pollution and workplace toxins can also contribute to the disease development. 

The first step for effective lung cancer prevention is to stop smoking. It is now clear that smokers are more likely to develop lung cancer than non-smokers.

Is smoking the main cause of lung cancer? Is there a hereditary predisposition in the case of lung cancer? How is lung cancer diagnosed? What are the symptoms?