©2018 WebMD, Inc. All rights reserved. eMedicineHealth does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. See Additional Information.

Lung Cancer Topic Guide

Lung Cancer Lung Cancer: Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths. Symptoms and signs include coughing up blood, chest pain, wheezing, and chronic respiratory infections. Treatment depends upon the tumor stage, type of lung cancer, and the patient's overall physical condition.

Lung Cancer Topic Guide - Visuals

Slideshows, Pictures, Images, and Quizzes:

Lung Cancer Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

nicotine (oral/patches/nasal) Nicotine (oral/patches/nasal)

Nicotine is the primary ingredient in tobacco products...learn more »

morphine Morphine

Morphine is an opioid medication used to treat moderate to severe pain. Short-acting morphine is taken as needed for pain.

learn more »

methadone Methadone

Methadone is an opioid medication used to treat pain.

learn more »

codeine Codeine

Codeine is an opioid medication used to treat mild to moderately severe pain...learn more »