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  1. Mesothelioma

    14 Jun 2017

    Mesothelioma is a rare type of cancer that can develop decades after exposure to asbestos...

  2. Lung cancer

    13 Jun 2017

    Lung cancer occurs most often in adults between the ages of 40 and 70 who have smoked cigarettes for at least 20 years...

  3. Cystic fibrosis (CF)

    23 May 2017

    When a person has cystic fibrosis, their mucus glands secrete very thick sticky mucus that clogs the tiny air passages in the lungs and traps bacteria...

  4. Lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

    11 May 2017

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the collective term for a number of lung diseases that prevent proper breathing...

  5. Sarcoidosis

    24 Apr 2017

    Sarcoidosis is not a cancer or any other sort of malignant tumour...

  6. Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease

    24 Feb 2017

    NTM lung disease is a serious disease caused by bacteria commonly found in soil and water. It can cause damage to the lungs and make people very ill...

  7. Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

    22 Feb 2017

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) is a rare lung disease that can affect women during their reproductive years...

  8. Wegener's granulomatosis

    05 Dec 2016

    Wegener's granulomatosis is a rare condition that targets the arteries, veins and capillaries of the kidneys and the respiratory system...

  9. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

    12 Aug 2016

    Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia caused by a virus called SARS-associated coronavirus (SARS-CoV). There is currently no cure or vaccine. Treatment...

  10. Emphysema

    13 Jul 2016

    Emphysema is generally caused by cigarette smoking or long-term exposure to certain industrial pollutants or dusts...