Lung Cancer Warning Signs

A cough that won't quit—is it lung cancer?

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:52
Sometimes lung cancer does not cause any symptoms and is found incidentally during a routine x-ray or CAT scan. "If a person with lung cancer does have symptoms, those symptoms will depend on the location of the tumor in their lung," says Dr.. Andoh-Duku. "Most cases of lung cancer that manifest ...

A Cough That Won't Quit: Is It Lung Cancer?

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:52
Sometimes lung cancer does not cause any symptoms and is found incidentally during a routine x-ray or CAT scan. “If a person with lung cancer does have symptoms, those symptoms will depend on the location of the tumor in their lung,” says Dr. Andoh-Duku.” “Most cases of lung cancer that manifest ...

Deadly Gases in Your Home: Carbon Monoxide and Radon

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 09:37
Dangerous gases may be lurking inside your home. Most people are ... The most common warning signs of CO poisoning are headache, fatigue, nausea, shortness of breath and confusion. ... Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers, and second leading cause behind smoking.

5 Tips to Keep Your Lungs Healthy

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 03:48
Apparently, the more you smoke, the greater your chances of acquiring COPD and lung cancer are. ... To promote early detection and treatment of COPD, know the warning signs of such disease, which includes a recurring cough for more than a month or a difficulty in breathing even without physical ...

Keith Chegwin loses battle with IPF - here are warning signs of the lung condition

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:18
Doctors have a number of different ways they can establish the cause of your symptoms. Many carry out breathing tests to see how well the lungs are functioning. Then, they may recommend X-rays, CT scans or blood tests. In some cases, they choose to carry out a lung biopsy via a bronchoscopy.

Keith Chegwin dead: Star's idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis lung condition explained

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:37
The NHS note that some people respond well to treatment and can live symptom free for many years. However, other people don't respond so well and symptoms can quickly worsen. Sufferers can also be at risk of other problems, including chest infections, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure.

Retired educator named South Glens Falls interim chief

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 17:16
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Retired educator Jon Hunter, of Ballston Lake, is expected to take over as the South Glens Falls School District's interim superintendent on Jan 1. The announcement was made Wednesday by the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex Board of Cooperative ...

Troopers: Woman admits to stealing 3 kissing balls

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 11:58
A woman has admitted to stealing three kissing ball holiday decorations, state police said Wednesday. The kissing balls were stolen Monday from a small local business on state Route 196 in Kingsbury, state police said. With security video of the theft and the aid of social media, state police identified ...

Thumbs up: Voters overwhelmingly OK sale of Shen land to Clifton Park

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 22:33
SCHENECTADY — Amid the radical transformations taking place along lower State Street, a multiple-building demolition at the intersection with Mill Lane stands out for its warning signs. Four aging buildings were demolished to make way for what's going to be called the Mill Artisan District. The piles of ...

Police: Gloversville woman starved her baby

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 17:22
The piles of brick and the State Street sidewalk are fenced off, and the fence is covered every few feet with signs warning of the presence of asbestos. The asbestos ... Exposure to inhaled asbestos poses long-term risks of lung cancer and lung disease, but only when it is in a form that people can inhale.

Shenendehowa students focus on kindness, giving back

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 16:47
One group of students worked on a Shen “pride sign,” to give other students a place to stick notes detailing their reasons for being proud of the school, or what they .... Exposure to inhaled asbestos poses long-term risks of lung cancer and lung disease, but only when it is in a form that people can inhale.

Symptoms And Warning Signs Of Breast Cancer

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 01:22
Breast cancer is the most common intrusive cancer in women that develops from breast tissue. Breast cancer is the second main cause of cancer death in women, after lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40,000 women will be killed from breast cancer this year. The chance of ...

Child Skeptic Refuses to Be Pawn in Santa's Surveillance State

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:58
... likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. ... Warning signs of smoking's health effects began manifesting as alarming ...

HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:52
... HIV-positive men and women who smoked daily faced high lung cancer ... Warning signs of smoking's health effects began manifesting as alarming ...

'Dignity Division,' Today's Comic by Brian Blomerth

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:41
His results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. ... Warning signs of smoking's health effects began manifesting as alarming cramps near my heart or a racing heartbeat, and they were happening with ...

Look out for signs of lung cancer, doctor warns smokers

Sun, 12/03/2017 - 11:18
... Baker is urging persons who have been exposed to cigarette smoke over an extended period to look out for signs of lung cancer. Baker who is a pulmonologist and Internist pointed out that the disease may present itself in a myriad of ways and early signs may often be attributed to other conditions.

Do you know the right time for cancer screenings?

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 14:52
Both men and women should have a lung cancer screening if they are 55 to 74 years old, are a smoker or a person who quit smoking less than 15 years ... The seven early warning signs of cancer may include change in bowel or bladder habits; a sore that does not heal; unusual bleeding or discharge; ...

Lung cancer: Causes and symptoms

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 12:15
The majority of cancer deaths in men and women nowadays are caused by lung cancer. What's worse is that the vast majority of lung cancer deaths are also caused by something we have control over and that is most often times self-inflicted – voluntary smoking. WebMD reports that 9 out of every 10 ...

X-ray problems at QA are repeated around the country and are 'major concern', says top radiologist

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 06:48
'Over the past three years, the RCR has repeatedly warned that imaging departments are struggling – with the UK's radiologist workforce not growing anywhere near ... Investigations into the three patients, two of which have now died, showed symptoms of lung cancer were noticeable on the initial X-ray.

Cancer cases go UNNOTICED in hospital after 'x-rays weren't checked properly'

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 04:11
Symptoms of lung cancer. In the early stages of the disease there are very few symptoms but here are the early warning signs you should be looking out for.

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