According to Cancer.org, the ability to treat or cure lung cancer depends on the stage of the cancer and numerous other factors. Treatment options vary according to the severity of the cancer. More »

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Liver cancer may be curable if caught in its earliest stage and surgical intervention to remove the tumor is successful, according to the American Cancer Society. The prognosis for liver cancer is heavily weighted by the... More »

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Thyroid cancer is usually very treatable, according to the American Thyroid Association. When papillary thyroid cancer is confined to the thyroid in patients under 45 years of age, the prognosis is excellent, with 10-yea... More »

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Around 30 percent of patients diagnosed with lung cancer have already reached stage 3, and their prognosis varies according to multiple factors, according to Dr. Lynne Eldridge, writing for About.com. The median survival... More »

The symptoms of stage 3B lung cancer include a persistent cough, a change in a smoker's cough, trouble breathing, shortness of breath, pain in the chest area, a wheezing sound when breathing, hoarseness of voice, headach... More »

Although no definite way exists to prevent lung cancer, avoiding risk factors such as smoking, exposure to high levels of radon and exposure to carcinogens can help reduce the chance of developing lung cancer, according ... More »

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The risk factors for developing lung cancer include smoking, family history of lung cancer, radon gas exposure, being a passive smoker, exposure to asbestos and chest radiation therapy. Some risk factors, such as smoking... More »

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