How Can I Prevent Lung Cancer?

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[MUSIC] mt prevent lung cancer, if you're concerned that you're in a higher risk group, then CT screening is what you should have done. How do you prevent it? Don't smoke, don't allow yourself to be exposed to second-hand smoke, exercise. The best thing that I have found when I operate on patients, are patients who exercise have the best lungs out there.

If they ever develop something, they have enough of the reserves so that when you resect it, they can do very well. I've had a patient after a Lobectomy, who ran a marathon. Many people will feel because you are taking out some lung they're loosing function and no that is not the case.

Before every case we do long functions studies as well to be sure that we are not hurting their quality of life by curing them from their cancer. [MUSIC].