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Complications of Lung cancer

Complications list for Lung cancer:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Lung cancer includes:

  • Metastatic lung cancer
  • Fluid around the heart (pericardial effusions), which can cause shortness of breath
  • Fluid between the lung and chest wall (pleural effusions), which can cause shortness of breath
  • Further spread of the cancer
  • Side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death in men and the second most common in women (after breast cancer)

See also the symptoms of Lung cancer and Lung cancer: Introduction.

Medical news summaries about complications of Lung cancer:

The following medical news items are relevant to complications of Lung cancer:

Lung cancer as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Lung cancer as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Lung cancer.

About complications:

Complications of Lung cancer are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Lung cancer. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Lung cancer and complications of Lung cancer is unclear or arbitrary.


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