Tag: CT Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer: Vital Facts You Need to...

Which cancer claims the most U.S. lives each year? Lung cancer is still the answer, despite the cigarette smoking rate...

November 20, 2019

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 12, 2019

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

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

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Canon McClure, 20, a junior at the University of Miami, woke up one day in August after an intense headache the previous day. Over the...

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Carla Was Diagnosed with Breast Cancer...

After three of Carla Walker’s four sisters developed breast cancer, she lived with the uneasy feeling that she would be next. That feeling turned out...

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It seems obvious: the medicine your doctor prescribes can’t help you if you don’t take it, or if you don’t take it the way you’re...

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The year 2020 has taken its toll on the stress levels of most people, but some are more vulnerable than others. If you’ve been fortunate...

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South Florida’s iconic, customized van that offers state-of-the-art mammograms has been upgraded with a new-generation vehicle. But the mission remains the same for the highly...

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On a mid-October South Florida day, the sight of buzzards circling lazily high in the sky is a sure sign that cooler air is on...

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Long Haulers: New Study Looks at Risk Factors Linked to Lingering COVID-19 Symptoms Reports of so-called “long haulers” or “long-COVID” are rising — referring to...

A Closer Look at Breast and...

Many women understand that if they have breast cancer, they may be at higher risk for ovarian cancer ― and vice versa. But did you...

Woman with Chronic Debilitating Back Pain...

If you’re one of the 16 million Americans who suffers from chronic back pain, you know how it can affect every waking – and sleeping...