Following routine blood tests, a chest X-ray is usually the first test, which is followed up by a CT scan and then a PET-CT scan if results of a CT scan show you have cancer at an early stage, says the health body.
Your treatment depends on the type of lung cancer, where it is, it’s size, whether it has spread, and your general health.
The most common treatment options include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy.
Am I at risk?
There are some factors that can increase your risk of developing lung cancer.