Tag: lung cancer

At 76, Lung Cancer Survivor Stays Active...

When Don Rhodes learned his lung cancer was back, his first thought was: “How is this going to affect my...

January 30, 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

Roundup: Sunscreens With Higher SPFs; Ban on...

Sunscreen With SPF 100 Offers Better Protection Than SPF 50, New Study Finds The value of sunscreen products with an...

June 8, 2018

Roundup: Fake Sunscreens, Lung Cancer Rates and...

FDA: Do Not Use Sunscreen Supplements or Pills; They Don’t Work There is no such thing as effective sunscreen supplements...

May 25, 2018

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

Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

When you hear about someone having lung cancer, you likely wonder – if not ask aloud – whether the person...

November 11, 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

Pediatricians Call for Raising Smoking Age to...

"The developing brains of children and teens are particularly vulnerable to nicotine, which is why the growing popularity of e-cigarettes...

October 26, 2015

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