Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

If you have any of the risk factors for lung cancer, do not wait to be screened. The signs and symptoms of lung cancer symptoms usually do not occur until the cancer has progressed to an advanced stage. That’s why early detection and risk analysis are so important in the fight against this disease. See your doctor if you experience any of the following symptoms:

  • A chronic cough that gets worse
  • Frequent cases of bronchitis or pneumonia
  • Coughing up blood or rust-colored phlegm
  • Unexplained weight loss

BayCare offers a variety of diagnostic tests to screen for lung cancer. If you are experience symptoms, see your physician or request an appointment to see a BayCare physician. Early detection results in better options for treatment.

Request an appointment with one of BayCare's experienced primary care physicians or specialists.