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Why and When Should I Get Screened for Lung Cancer

Your doctor may recommend a lung cancer screening or diagnostic test, but that doesn’t mean he or she thinks you have cancer. If you are at risk for developing lung cancer or have certain symptoms, there are screening tests that can detect cancer early. Getting tests, like chest x-rays or chest CTs, have helped detect cancer and decrease the risk for getting lung cancer.


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Lung Cancer Awareness 

According to the CDC, lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the second most common cancer in men and women in the US. Non-small cell, small cell and lung carcinoid tumor are the three main types of lung cancer. Knowing which type of lung cancer you have will determine which type of treatment plan is best for you.


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World Cancer Day 2017

Cancer is the leading cause of death around the world. Every year, approximately 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer and 7.6 million of them will die from the disease.

For World Cancer Day in 2017, individuals and organizations are adopting the “We can. I can” approach to cancer. This means that organizations and individuals will both do their part to reduce the global burden of cancer.


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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

lung cancer screeningWhy and when should I get screened for lung cancer

Your doctor may recommend a lung cancer screening or diagnostic test, but that doesn’t mean he or she thinks you have cancer. If you are at risk for developing lung cancer or have certain symptoms, there are screening tests that can detect cancer early. Getting tests, like chest x-rays or chest CTs, have helped detect cancer and decrease the risk for getting lung cancer.
Read article “Lung Cancer Awareness Month”