Aging changes in the lungs
Coughing up blood is the expectoration or spitting up of blood or bloody mucus from the lungs, throat, or mouth.
Cancer of the throat involves malignant tumors (growths) on the vocal cords, voice box (larynx), or other areas of the throat.
Lung cancer is a malignant of the lungs. There are many types of lung cancer, but most can be categorized into two basic types, "small cell" and "" Small cell lung cancer is generally faster growing than non-small cell, but more likely to respond to chemotherapy.
Metastatic pleural tumors are a type of caused by malignant cells that have spread from another organ to the pleural space (the space surrounding the lungs).
Malignant mesothelioma is a cancerous of the pleura (lining of the lung and chest cavity) or peritoneum (lining of the abdomen) that is almost always caused by sustained exposure to asbestos.
A bronchial adenoma is a glandular in the trachea or large bronchi (the large airways of the lung) that usually causes obstruction of the airway. Although the term bronchial adenoma classically refers to a benign tumor of the airway, also known as a mucous gland adenoma, it is often misapplied to malignant tumors such as carcinomas and carcinoids of the airways.
When cells from another organ spread to the lungs, they are said to have metastasized to the lung.