Lung cancer: diagnosis and management.

@article{Collins2007LungCD,
  title={Lung cancer: diagnosis and management.},
  author={Lauren Collins and Christopher P. Haines and Robert L. Perkel and Robert E. Enck},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 1},
  pages={
          56-63
        }
}
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States, with an average five-year survival rate of 15 percent. Smoking remains the predominant risk factor for lung cancer. Lung cancers are categorized as small cell carcinoma or non-small cell carcinoma (e.g., adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, large cell carcinoma). These categories are used for treatment decisions and determining prognosis. Signs and symptoms may vary depending on tumor type and extent of… CONTINUE READING

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