Posted on Friday, February 27, 2015
Lung cancer is the uncontrolled multiplication of cells that start off in one or both lungs; usually in the cells that line the air passages. The abnormal cells, which do not develop into healthy lung tissue, divide rapidly and form malignant tumours.
Smoking, though attributed as one of the main reasons for lung cancer, is not necessarily a trigger always. As lung cancer stages advance, symptoms like coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and bloody mucus become progressive.
Several different types of medications are used to combat cancer pain.
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