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What are the symptoms of non-small cell cancer?

The symptoms of non-small cell cancer are

  • a cough that does not go away
  • changes to a chronic cough
  • coughing up blood
  • shortness of breath
  • wheezing
  • headaches
  • chest or bone pain
  • loss of appetite
  • unexplained weight loss.

Unfortunately, most of the symptoms of non-small cell cancer do not show up until later stages of the disease. If you experience symptoms and you are a smoker, you should see your doctor right away.

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