Posted on Apr 19, 2022
Dyspnea is a common and distressing symptom experienced by 19%–51% of patients with advanced cancer. Higher incidences are reported in patients approaching the end of life. Lung cancer is one of the most common causes of cancer-related death in men and women. It is responsible for 1.3 million deaths worldwide annually. It is usually associated with the development of the cancer cells in the lungs and their subsequent proliferation to other parts of the body causing complications in other organs.
Signs and Symptoms associated with Lung Cancer:
A cough and dyspnea distress with breathing or breathing discomfort, coughing up blood, and chest discomfort are also common in the initial stages of lung cancer. Most of the people with lung cancer have difficulty breathing dyspnoea and shortness of breath.
Breathlessness or Shortness of Breath in Lung Cancer: