Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Lung Cancer?

Emmanuel C. Besa, MD


April 04, 2016

Lung cancer is often insidious, producing no symptoms until the disease is well advanced. In approximately 7%-10% of cases, lung cancer is diagnosed in asymptomatic patients when a chest radiograph performed for other reasons reveals the disease. At initial diagnosis, 20% of patients have localized disease, 25% of patients have regional metastasis, and 55% of patients have distant spread of disease.

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