A Rush oncologist discusses some important concerns about lung cancer: who is at risk — not just people who smoke tobacco — how it's treated and why early detection is the best defense.
Lung Cancer: What Everyone Should Know About Screening Options
In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month and in an effort to help more Americans learn about this disease, we asked Dr. Andrea McKee what everyone should know about lung cancer screening.
5 Myths about Radon and Lung Cancer
Learn about the connection between radon and the risk of lung cancer.
Why we need to pay attention to lung cancer
Together, we can get people to pay attention to lung cancer.
How Cuba Could Help Prevent Lung Cancer In The U.S.
What Causes Lung Cancer
Anyone can get lung cancer. Lung cancer occurs when cells in the lung mutate or change.
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Debunking Common Lung Cancer Myths
Knowing the Facts Can be Lifesaving When it Comes to Lung Cancer Lung cancer is the number one cancer killer of men and women in the United States. It also causes more preventable deaths than any other cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society It’s no secret that the biggest way to lower your risk of getting lung cancer is to quit smoking. Smoking is the cause of 80% of all lung cancer deaths in women and 90% in…
Are nuts the answer to avoiding lung cancer?
Nut intake may be associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer in men, especially small-cell carcinoma.
10 Tips for Preventing Lung Cancer
What are 10 tips for lung cancer prevention that you can begin today? Some of these may be obvious, but several may surprise you.
Lung Cancer: How To Spot The Symptoms
Lung cancer is the third most common cancer in the UK, according to Cancer Research UK, with more than 46,000 people being diagnosed each year. It's one of those tricky cancers that shows few symptoms...
Why do nonsmokers get lung cancer?
Nonsmoker? That doesn’t mean lung cancer won’t strike. There are many causes for lung cancer, and advanced treatment options, too. Add your voice –#CallOutCancer today.
How Lung Cancer Advances Have Changed My Life
There has been remarkable growth in the number and variety of therapeutic options for lung cancer. Discoveries in targeted therapies, immunotherapies, targeted radiation and better imaging have bee…
What's the difference? Small cell and non-small cell lung cancer
Diagnosing and treating lung cancer requires far more than measuring the size of cancer cells under a microscope.
How to encourage loved ones to get spiral CT lung cancer screening
Get our experts' advice for convincing friends and family to get spiral CT lung cancer screening.
5 Lung Cancer Myths You Need to Know NOW
Lung cancer is the most common cancer worldwide. It is also the second most common type of cancer disease (next to breast cancer) that we see in this region of South Carolina.
Ask the Expert: How is early detection of lung cancer saving lives?
CINCINNATI (WKRC) - Local cancer experts say a new screening program for lung cancer is helping many in our community find this disease early. The team at St. Elizabeth Healthcare has some pretty amazing numbers when it comes to early detection of lung cancer. You may qualify for this test at no cost to you if you are: Between the ages of 55 and 77. Have a history of smoking at least a pack a day for at least 30 years. Ceased smoking…
What Dr. Kendal Hervert wants you to know about lung cancer
They include not believing everything you read on the internet and there is a new screening that can catch lung cancer in its earliest stages.
Genomic Testing for Lung Cancer: What Does it Mean for You?
You may be surprised to learn that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. However, in the past few years, tremendous progress has been made leading to improved outcomes for patients with lung cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, genomics …
Local view: Take some advice from a lung cancer survivor
Five years ago last month, I lost my mom to lung cancer. On the anniversary, I completed radiation treatment for my own lung cancer.I have thought about Mom many times this month. I now have some better understanding of what she may have been feeling as she went through her journey. I emulate her fixations...