Lung cancer

Quick reference guide 

Early detection of lung cancer could save thousands of lives each year. When lung cancer is found at an early stage, treatment is more likely to be successful. Pharmacists and pharmacy staff can contribute to early detection by raising awareness of the signs of lung cancer with patients who are at increased risk, exhibiting symptoms or buying relevant over-the-counter products.

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff who have the opportunity to talk to patients about the signs and symptoms of lung cancer.

This guidance will tell you; the key symptoms of lung cancer, the importance of early diagnosis, who is most at risk, causes of lung cancer and how you can help.

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