Lung cancer symptoms

Symptoms of lung cancer can include a cough that won't go away, coughing up blood, breathlessness and weight loss. Find out more about these and other symptoms. 

Getting diagnosed

Learn how to get the most out of your GP appointment, when you should see a specialist, and the tests you might have.

Stages, types and grades

Get information about different stages of lung cancer and the grades and types of lung cancer.

Risks and causes

Certain factors can increase your risk of developing lung cancer, such as smoking or exposure to certain chemicals. 


Find out about survival for people with lung cancer.


Find out about treatments for early stage lung cancer.

Living with lung cancer

What you can do to cope with lung cancer, its treatments, and the effect it has on your life and relationships.

Advanced cancer

Advanced lung cancer means that a cancer that began in the lung has come back or has spread to another part of the body.

Research and clinical trials

Find out about the latest UK research into lung cancer and search for clinical trials.

Last reviewed: 
21 Jul 2017

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