Tag: lung cancer

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

Smokeout: Reclaim Your Health by Quitting Now

Tobacco use is still the single-largest "preventable cause of disease and premature death in the United States," says the American...

November 19, 2014

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

Watch Now: Lung Cancer Screening Saved His...

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society...

August 4, 2014

Melanoma Alert, Lung Cancer Research, Kids in...

The incidence of melanoma — an aggressive form of skin cancer — has spiked a whopping 200 percent since 1973,...

August 1, 2014

Singing the Praises of New Radiation Treatment

A lung cancer diagnosis nearly silenced Graham Mozelous’ passion for singing forever, when he needed to have parts of both...

August 5, 2013

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