Lung Cancer Warning Signs

Development of cancer - the luck of the draw?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:56
There is widespread public knowledge regarding the effects of smoking, alcohol, obesity and exposure to ultraviolet light on the risk of certain cancers. Smoking is an excellent example of a lifestyle habit linked to cancer; approximately 90% of lung cancers are preventable by avoiding smoking.

Respirable Crystalline Silica: OSHA Updates General Industry and Maritime Standard

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 23:56
This is the first update to the Standard since its adoption in 1971.1 The updated general industry standard requires employers to limit worker exposure to respirable crystalline silica and implement other safety measures to protect employees from silicosis, lung cancer, and other respiratory diseases.

Cornell Asbestos Abatement Projects Strive to Remove Carcinogen from Campus

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 02:11
Recently, black and red signs on the exterior of Rand Hall and Balch Hall advised the entry of “authorized personnel only” and the wearing of “respiratory protection and protective clothing,” warning that asbestos can cause cancer and lung damage. Since February, one Rand Hall sign was removed ...

Cancer warning: Cooking with this type of oil releases toxic chemicals linked to disease

Wed, 03/14/2018 - 09:26
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, closely followed by prostate, lung and bowel cancer. While it's one thing to recognise the symptoms of different cancers to get an early diagnosis, experts also believe there are a number of things you can do to prevent the disease from developing in ...

Cardinals' Motte still carries memory of Swansea 9-year-old as he builds foundation

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 07:56
"My wife's grandfather was diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer about two months before our wedding back in 2010," Motte said. ... Not long after, the newly-formed Jason Motte Foundation held its first fundraising event, an auction of player memorabilia that raised $37,000 for the West Clinic in Memphis.

Four warning signs that your husband or boyfriend's health may be at risk

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 08:52
Four warning signs that your husband or boyfriend's health may be at risk ... Equally a change in bowel habits can be a sign of bowel cancer. 2. ... This may be due to a lack of fitness but it could also be an indicator of respiratory issues such as asthma or lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in ...

Breast cancer in young women: Biomarkers from breast milk

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 06:26
The second biggest cancer killer of women in the US is breast cancer, succeeded only by lung cancer, despite the fact that it has one of the best ... Many younger women ignore the warning signs because they think that they are too young to succumb to this disease but there are other factors that ...

10 symptoms of cancer in women everyone should be aware of!

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 00:37
Dr Sabhyata Gupta, Director, Gynaecology and Gynae Oncology, Medanta, The Medicity lists few symptoms of cancer in women that everyone ... than 10% of your original body weight or more may be the first sign of cancer and is most often linked to pancreatic, stomach, oesophagus or lung cancer.

Exclusive: James Brokenshire on his fight with lung cancer and hopes for future after remarkable ...

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 13:15
James Brokenshire was enjoying a weekend break with his family in Northern Ireland last September when the first warning sign came. Despite being fit, healthy and a non-smoker, he started to cough up blood - the result of what he would later discover to be a cancerous lesion on his lung that would ...

Warnings for everyday life

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 00:03
“Warning: Smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema and may complicate pregnancy.” This one has always seemed ... That being noted, however, it seems to me that we'd all be a lot better off if there were warning signs on activities that might lead to sin. What if pornography came with a ...

Nine subtle signs of cancer you should never ignore

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 22:56
Remember, most of the time, these 'symptoms' will turn out to be entirely harmless and don't automatically mean you have cancer, but it's always best ... "Many people with cancer experience weight loss at some point, but it occurs most often with cancers of the stomach, oesophagus, pancreas or lung," ...

DR. SAMADI: The Top 5 deadliest cancers that men face

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:11
Symptoms of this cancer may include a persistent cough, coughing up blood, hoarseness, and shortness of breath. A screening test is available which can reduce death from lung cancer by 20%. The test is recommended for people between the ages of 55 and 80 who have at least a 30 pack-a-year ...

Lung cancer warning - why you should never ignore dizziness

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 14:52
Lung cancer symptoms develop as the condition progresses, according to the NHS. There are usually no signs or symptoms of the disease in its early stages. Signs of the condition may develop after a while, and can include feeling short of breath and unexplained weight loss. Feeling dizzy could also be ...

Early signs that cancer could be growing in your body

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 01:11
Cancer is regarded as the deadliest disease on earth. Many people get diagnosed of it because they lack knowledge about its early symptoms. It's always advisable to see a doctor if some of unhealthy signs are developing on the body. Here are early warning signs that cancer might be growing in your ...

Cleaning spray WARNING: Chemicals 'can cause long-term lung damage'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 00:15
Chesty dry coughs could be due to a common cold, but they could also be a sign of something more serious, like lung cancer. Here are the main signs to be aware of.

Does Your Dog Have Cancer? The Warning Signs You Need to Look Out For

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 07:33
But still, it's important to be aware of the warning signs of canine cancer. Cancer ... Half of all dog cancers can be cured if they're detected early enough, which is why you should keep a close eye out for warning signs that your dog may have the disease. Certain ... It could be an early sign of lung cancer.

Hywel Dda campaign to improve lung cancer diagnoses

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:33
In 2013, there were about 2,300 people diagnosed with lung cancer - and an increasing proportion of these are women. Research shows only one third of patients at the point of diagnosis will survive the first year of cancer treatment. Hywel Dda health board said "the key is to recognise the signs early ...

Cancer warning - why you should never ignore a cough that just won't go away

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 07:45
Cancer warning - why you should never ignore a cough that just won't go away. CANCER .... Having a cough that won't go away might be a sign of lung cancer, according to Cancer Research UK. Lung cancer is one ... Signs and symptoms of the cancer are difficult to spot during its early stages. But, you ...

Surviving cancer

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 13:31
By 2020, India will have over 17.3 lakh new cases of cancer with breast, lung and cervix topping the list. ... Similarly cervical cancer too has some warning signs which every woman must watch out for — excessive vaginal bleeding, especially in between the period cycle, formation of watery or frothy ...

On cards: A blood test to diagnose lung cancer

Mon, 02/05/2018 - 05:30
This would be easier and more convenient than the conventional method of taking a sample from the lung for biopsy. ... who spoke on the significance of a healthy life style and prevention of cancer and Dr Tapas Singh, who spread awareness on warning signs of cancer and how to detect it early.