Detecting lung cancer early, even without symptoms


An LDCT scan can pick up early stage lung cancer, as seen here, which might not present with any symptoms yet and which can be cured. The tumour is the white blob in the left black field. — Dr ANAND SACHITHANANDAN

When it comes to lung cancer, there is a common misconception that it can only affect certain people, such as those who are older or those with a history of smoking.

However, the question when it comes to lung cancer is no longer just “Do you smoke?”.

Start your ads-free experience now!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Health

These plant-based foods are bad for your health
Are those high heels killing your feet after some dancing?
Eat for your health and Mother Earth’s
Try doing your exercises slowly for that extra burn
When depression and memory loss become a vicious cycle
Healthy snacks for the office
Europe bids farewell to artificial smoky flavourings
Debunking male misconceptions about sex
Watch out for your heart when you take xylitol
What happens when you’re allergic to drugs

Others Also Read