Who Gets Lung Cancer?
The most common type of cancer in the United States, lung cancer kills more people than breast cancer, colon cancer and pancreatic cancer combined. Smokers are at the highest risk, but you don't have to be a smoker to get lung cancer. In fact, nonsmokers are most likely to miss the signs.Learn more
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Alla Gimelfarb, MD
NorthShore University HealthSystem
How does lung cancer impact the body?
Lung cancer has multiple ways of impacting a body. This depends on the stage of lung cancer and at which point it becomes diagnosed. At early stages, lung cancers are often asymptomatic and most patients are unaware that they have the disease…
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Fruits and Veggies: Lung Cancer Fighters
European research shows fruit, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli and other high-antioxidant foods lower lung cancer risk, especially in nonsmokers.
Why Lung Cancer Gets Ignored
Thoracic Surgeon Raja M. Flores explains why lung cancer gets less attention than many other kinds of cancer, even though it's deadlier.
As I write this, my uncle is dying of cancer. It all happened so quickly. It seemed like one day he was fine and the next, well, you know the rest. When I saw that Sharecare had partnered with Cancer Treatment Centers of America, I immediately thought of my uncle and started perusing their content. Here’s what I learned…