Tag: CT Lung Cancer Screening

Breathe Better: Simple Scan Detects Lung Cancer...

If you could have a quick, painless scan to check the health of your lungs, would you? Most Americans don’t...

November 9, 2021

Experts on Lung Cancer: Latest on Symptoms,...

What is well established regarding lung cancer is this: About 80 percent of cases are linked to smoking — including...

November 8, 2021

Lung Cancer: Latest on Screenings, Vital Facts...

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer deaths among both women and men. Smoking is by far the leading...

September 23, 2021

Kathy Griffin’s Lung Cancer Diagnosis Shows That...

When Emmy and Grammy award-winning comedian and actress Kathy Griffin, known for her sometimes controversial, pull-no-punches brand of comedy, revealed...

August 3, 2021

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

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