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  1. Some symptoms of oat cell cancer can be due to chemicals made by the tumour cells. The chemicals circulate in the bloodstream. The symptoms may include pins and needles, numbness in the fingers and toes, and swelling of one side of the throat.…

  2. Pancoast tumours grow right at the top of the lung (the apex). This position makes them rare because most lung cancers develop lower down in the lungs. These tumours can cause severe pain in the shoulder or the shoulder blade (scapula). They can also cause pain in the arm and weakness of the hand on the affected side.…

  3. Pain after surgery for lung cancer can soemtime last for some months or years. But there are ways of controlling the pain.…

  4. Oat cell is another name for small cell lung cancer. About 12 out of 100 lung cancers (12%) are this type. It is one of the types most likely to be caused by smoking.…

  5. This page tells you about nerve changes that may happen with treatment for lung cancer.…

  6. Pleurodesis is a treatment which aims to stop fluid building up between the outer layers of the lung and to relieve symptoms such as a cough and breathlessness.…

  7. I have had a really stressful time over the past few weeks and have just been diagnosed with small cell carcinoma in my lung.…

  8. This page is about smoking non tobacco, non nicotine mixture and how this affects your risk of lung cancer.…

  9. This page is about trials looking into a new drug called cediranib.…

  10. It is normal to be breathless for a time after having a lung removed. This may be for a few months. But the remaining will gradually adapt and then the breathlessness gradually improves.…

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