Cancer is a deadly disease, only if it is detected at a later stage. It is treatable if one catches the signs at an early stage and gets medical assistance.

A swollen up or puffed face is a potential indicator of lung cancer. Usually in this case, the area around the eyes swells up.

Face swells up in lung cancer as the lung tumors block the flow of blood in the superior vena cava blood vessel.

Other early indicators of lung cancer include neck and arm edoema, headache, impaired vision, dizziness, and facial and palm redness.

Persistent cough, dyspnea, wheezing, chest pain, hoarse voice, weight loss, appetite loss, extreme weariness, and respiratory infections including bronchitis and pneumonia are further symptoms.

As per a report published in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, in India, lung cancer accounts for 5.9% of all cancers and 8.1% of all cancer-related deaths.

In 2020, 2.21 million cases of lung cancer were reported across the world and this was the most common cause of cancer death in the same year.

A total of 1.8 million deaths occurred across nations in the world in 2020 due to lung cancer.