Small-Cell Lung Cancer (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Small-Cell Lung Cancer Symptoms
Patient Comments Read 2 Comments
People with small-cell lung cancer typically have had symptoms for a relatively short time (8-12 weeks) before they visit their doctor.
The symptoms can result from local growth of the tumor, spread to nearby areas, distant spread, paraneoplastic syndromes, or a combination thereof.
Symptoms due to local growth of the tumor include the following:
Symptoms due to spread of the cancer to nearby areas include the following:
Symptoms due to distant cancer spread depend on the site of spread and include the following:
Symptoms due to paraneoplastic syndromes include the following:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/17/2015
Michael Perry, MD, FACP
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD
Winston W Tan, MD
Mary L Windle, PharmD
Shreekanth V Karwande, MBBS
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE
Must Read Articles Related to Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Small-Cell Lung Cancer:
Small-Cell Lung Cancer - Treatment
What was the treatment for your small-cell lung cancer?
Small-Cell Lung Cancer - Symptoms
What were the symptoms of your small-cell lung cancer?