Tag: lung cancer

Miami Cancer Institute Grant Will Help Expand...

A $5 million grant from the Miguel B. Fernandez Family Foundation will support efforts by Miami Cancer Institute to make...

April 20, 2022

Smokeout 2021: What Current, Former Smokers Need...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to...

November 18, 2021

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

Clearing The Smoke On Lung Cancer

Smoking is the main risk factor for developing lung cancer, yet between ten- and twenty-percent of lung cancers happen in...

November 3, 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

Miami Cancer Institute Experts Urge Resuming Cancer...

The COVID-19 pandemic last year had a dramatic impact on cancer screenings that has “altered what we have done in...

June 24, 2021

Lung Cancer Patient Runs Out of Options,...

The first thing Donna Beverly will tell you is that she’s not a cancer patient, she’s a cancer survivor. And,...

January 6, 2021

Don’t Ignore Lung Cancer Symptoms. Here’s Why...

When it comes to lung cancer, warning signs may not occur, or may not be obvious in the early stages...

November 30, 2020

Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk Via...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to...

November 19, 2020

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Baptist Health Experts: Plan to Limit...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it plans to establish “a maximum nicotine level” to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes and other combusted tobacco...