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Lung Cancer Screenings and Risk Factors
Lung Cancer Screenings and Risk Factors

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, it is estimated that “approximately 6.0 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer at some point during their lifetime, based on 2017–2019 data.” Both non-small cell and small cell lung cancer […]

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How Lung Cancer Stages Determine Treatment
How Lung Cancer Stages Determine Treatment

If you’re diagnosed with lung cancer, the stage of the disease will determine which treatments your doctor recommends. Typically, the earlier cancer is detected, the easier it is to treat. However, many people are living longer with advanced forms of lung cancer with better treatment options. After determining what type of lung cancer you have […]

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3 Things You Should Know About Lung Cancer Prevention
3 Things You Should Know About Lung Cancer Prevention

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death. According to the National Cancer Institute, the 5 year relative survival for people with localized cancer (cancer that is confined to the site) is more than 60%. However, the 5 year relative survival decreases to 7% if the disease […]

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Know the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer
Know the Signs and Symptoms of Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the leading cause of death due to cancer in America, but the earlier lung cancer is identified and treated, the better the odds of survival. The challenge is in finding lung cancer in its early stage, which can be difficult because most lung cancers do not cause noticeable symptoms until the disease […]

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