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Diagnosing

The tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of lung cancer.

  • How lung cancer is diagnosed

    There are lots of possible causes for different symptoms, so it’s important to know what to look out for. If your doctor wants to find out more they might organise different tests or scans.

  • Risk factors and causes of lung cancer

    Cigarette smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. There are other factors that may increase your risk.

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Being diagnosed with cancer

GP David Plume explains what to expect if you're referred by your GP for tests for cancer.

About our cancer information videos

Being diagnosed with cancer

GP David Plume explains what to expect if you're referred by your GP for tests for cancer.

About our cancer information videos