- Q Where in the body can lung cancer spread?
Lung cancer can spread to other parts of the body. The liver, brain, and bone are just three examples of areas where lung cancer can spread. Like other cancers that spread to other parts of the body, lung cancer that has spread is referred to as... Full Answer
- Q How does quitting smoking affect the risk of lung cancer?
It is never too late to quit smoking. Quitting at any time reduces the chances of getting lung cancer. Nicotine found in cigarettes has been shown to be addictive, and assistance in quitting smoking may be necessary. Counseling and medications may be... Full Answer
- Q What jobs might cause lung cancer?
In 2008, workers from bowling alleys and pool halls represented the highest number of work-related lung cancer deaths. Other occupations that resulted in a high number of lung cancer deaths included scientists, ship builders, beauticians, tobacco... Full Answer
- Q How is radon linked to lung cancer?
Radon is a radioactive gas that is released from soil and rocks. It is present everywhere, but higher levels of it are sometimes found in homes, where it has leaked through cracks or holes and has accumulated. Radon can also come from materials used to... Full Answer