Are You At Risk for Lung Cancer?

Risk Factors, Symptoms, Screening & Treatment at Duke Health

Lung cancer is a deadly disease. Early detection saves lives.

Get screened quickly.

Risk factors for lung cancer include:

  • Smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke
  • Previous radiation therapy
  • Exposure to radon gas
  • Exposure to asbestos and other carcinogens
  • Family history of lung cancer

Don't let lung cancer take over your life. Book your screening appointment today.

Call 1-866-385-3123

Know the symptoms.
Knowing the symptoms of lung cancer increases your chances of catching it early when the cancer is easier to treat and potentially curable. Symptoms of lung cancer include: 

  • Cough that does not go away
  • Coughing up blood or rust-colored spit/phlegm
  • Chest pain
  • Hoarseness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Shortness of breath
  • Feeling tired or weak

Get screening and care at Duke

Duke Health provides a full spectrum of care – from prevention and diagnosis to treatment and survivorship care.

Learn more about smoking cessation and lung screening

The dedicated lung cancer team will be with you throughout your journey – providing counseling and support, screening, diagnosis, and treatment. 

At Duke, you can expect:

  • Fast access to experts within 48 hours
  • Innovative treatments personalized to you
  • Convenient locations throughout the Triangle
  • Top ranked care from the #1 cancer hospital in North Carolina

Don't wait. Call Duke today.

Call 1-866-385-3123