Bronchogenic Carcinoma

Lobe Resection Lung

A patient with bronchogenic carcinoma may report symptoms including cough, sputum production, or hemoptysis at first presentation for evaluation by a physician. Other patients have advanced disease and nonspecific systemic symptoms, including weight loss and weakness, at initial examination. Chest radiographs may show findings that suggest lung cancer. Still other patients report no symptoms related to lung cancer, and abnormal results on chest radiographs prompt further workup. In almost 40 of...