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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shanshan Cen, M.D. [2]

Overview

Common symptoms of adenocarcinoma of the lung include dyspnea, hemoptysis, chronic coughing, chest pain, cachexia, dysphonia, and paraneoplastic syndromes.[1]

Symptoms

Symptoms that suggest lung cancer include:[2]

Late Symptoms[1]

Paraneoplastic Syndromes[1]

  • Increased and sometimes painful growth of some bones, especially fingertips
  • Finger clubbing
  • Pain and swelling of bones and joints

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lung cancer. Canadian Cancer Society 2015. http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/lung/signs-and-symptoms/?region=ab Accessed on December 20, 2015
  2. Hamilton, W; Peters TJ, Round A, Sharp D (Dec 2005). "What are the clinical features of lung cancer before the diagnosis is made? A population based case-control study". Thorax. BMJ Publishing Group Ltd. 60 (12): 1059–1065. PMID 16227326.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)

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