Tag: CT Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer is Pervasive, But There’s Progress...

Even as the overall smoking rate is projected to continue declining in the U.S., 4.4 million Americans could die from...

November 6, 2018

Possible Lung Cancer Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore...

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in the United States for both men and women. And most patients are diagnosed...

November 5, 2018

Lung Health: Low-dose CT Scan to Detect...

Each year, more Americans die from lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined, according to the American Cancer...

August 2, 2018

Lung Cancer: Even ‘Never-Smokers’ Are At Risk

You probably feel that you’re not at risk for lung cancer because you’ve never smoked. Even though not smoking is...

November 6, 2017

Roundup: 1 in 3 Adults Misdiagnosed as...

As many as one in three adults who’ve been diagnosed with asthma may not actually have the chronic respiratory disorder,...

January 27, 2017

Early Screening Success: Lung Cancer Patient Shares...

Can a $35 lung screening save your life? Arlene says “yes.” She credits the Baptist Health Lung Screening Program and...

December 19, 2016

Small Cell Lung Cancer: Early Detection Still...

Usually lacking early-stage symptoms, small cell lung cancer often develops the most aggressive lung tumors.

November 14, 2016

Smokeout: 5 Steps to Help You Quit

About 42 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, and tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature...

November 19, 2015

CT Screenings for Lung Cancer are Saving...

With low-dose CT lung screenings becoming more accessible to ex-smokers, it is expected that the number of lung cancer survivors...

November 2, 2015

Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screenings, Eye...

Medicare will soon start paying for annual lung cancer screenings for people at high risk. Eye infections increase. Smartphones linked...

November 14, 2014

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