Lung Cancer

By Luke Onderick

What is lung cancer?

Lung cancer is uncontrolled growth in cells start off in one or both cells in your lungs so it make it harder to breath. This disease is not hereditary which means it can not be passed down to other generations in your family. It is not hereditary because most people get it from smoking.

Symptoms

Symptoms of lung cancer are shortness of breath and a slight cough. Other symptoms are loss of appetite and general fatigue. You can treat lung cancer by getting surgery, chemotherapy, which is treatment with the use of chemical substances. One more way to treat cancer is radiotherapy which is x-rays and other stuff. Lung cancer does not have a cure.

Ways to prevent lung cancer

  • Stop smoking if you do
  • Don't smoke
  • Exercise
  • Eat a lot of fruits and vegtables

My great grandpa had lung cancer. He was on my dads side or paternal.