Suffering from some of these symptoms is not evidence of cancer in the lungs, as these can also occur in other types of diseases. If the symptoms mentioned persisting for several weeks or months, it is best to visit a doctor so that he can give a diagnosis and treatment as required.
What tests are used to diagnose lung cancer?
To diagnose lung cancer, the following tests must be performed:
1. Bone Scintigraphy.
2. Magnetic resonance of the thorax and radiography.
3. Examination of sputum to find cancerous cells.
4. In some cases, a piece of tissue can be removed from the lungs to perform a biopsy.