Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Symptoms of lung cancer may not be present in the early stages.  Symptoms that may occur in advanced stages of lung cancer include:

  • Persistent, worsening cough
  • Constant chest pain
  • Wheezing
  • Hoarseness
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Loss of appetite
  • Shortness of breath or trouble breathing
  • Coughing up blood or rust-colored mucus
  • Shoulder pain
  • Bone pain
  • Recurrent pneumonia or bronchitis
  • Enlarged lymph nodes in the neck
  • Jaundice (yellowing of skin and whites of eyes)
  • Seizures, headache or confusion
  • Drooping eyelid

If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your physician.