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Respiratory Diseases: Lung Cancer

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Australian Government- Lung Cancer

Lung cancer occurs when abnormal cells in the lung grow in an uncontrolled way. It often spreads (metastasises) to other parts of the body before the cancer can be detected in the lungs. Lung cancer is 1 of the 10 most common cancers in both men and women in Australia.

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Some of the symptoms that people with lung cancer can experience include pain, breathlessness, coughing, a loss of appetite, fatigue and a loss of weight.

Cancer Council Australia- Lung Cancer

Australian Cancer Research Foundation

Health Direct Australia