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  1. There is an absolutely undeniable link between smoking and many different types of cancer.…

  2. Finger clubbing is also called digital clubbing or Hippocratic fingers. It means swelling of the ends of the fingers.…

  3. Not everyone who has smoked will get lung cancer, but it is the cause in most cases. The risk of getting lung cancer from smoking is directly related to the number of cigarettes a person has smoked. The more you smoke the more likely you are to get lung cancer. But the important thing to remember is that as soon as you stop smoking, your risk of lung cancer starts to go down.…

  4. Hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy (HPOA) is a group of symptoms. It can occur in some people with lung cancer or mesothelioma. The symptoms include inflammation of bones and joints in the wrists and ankles; swelling of the ends of the fingers and toes, and curving and thickening of the nails.…

  5. Squamous cell lung cancer is one of a group of lung cancers called non small cell lung cancers. The treatment for these if they are caught early enough is surgery to remove them. But unfortunately, there is a risk of the cancer coming back.…

  6. CimaVax is a vaccine being developed in Cuba for non small cell lung cancer. It has shown promise in clinical trials but we need more research to know how well it works.…

  7. Lung cancer can come back some time after treatment because cells may have spread in the bloodstreamn or lymph system to other parts of the body.…

  8. Stage IIIB lung cancer is a way of writing stage 3B lung cancer in latin numerals. It means that the cancer has spread beyond the lung tissue.…

  9. Emphysema is a long term condition in which there is damage to the lung tissue. People with emphysema often have a higher risk of developing lung cancer.…

  10. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that develops in the deep veins of the body. If you have cancer you may be at higher risk of developing a DVT. There are several different reasons for this.…

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