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Blog for a Cure: Influential Lung Cancer Blogs

 

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women. For diagnosed lung cancer patients and families seeking insight and support, connecting with other patients and their loved ones can often be a valuable resource. Below are a few influential bloggers who have used their blog to become a voice for the […]

 

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

 

Lung Cancer Awareness Month is celebrated each November to raise awareness for the second most common cancer in both men and women. The American Cancer Society estimates 1,970 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in Nevada this year. Below are a few ways to support the fight against lung cancer: Get Support: Reno […]

 

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Reno CyberKnife Shares Developments in Lung Cancer Treatment

 

In honor of Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Reno CyberKnife is working to raise awareness of one of its most frequently treated diseases. The center has treated nearly 40 lung cancer patients this year with its advanced cancer treatment technology. Reno CyberKnife co-medical director Dr. Katie Legarza offers the following tips to maintain lung health and […]

 

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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommends CT Lung Cancer Screening

 

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recently released a recommendation in favor of CT lung cancer screening for long-term smokers. Though still pending finalization, the recommendation applies to current and heavy smokers between 55 and 79 and could be a huge step in diagnosing high-risk patients sooner. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is […]

 

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Spotlight On: American Lung Association

 

The American Lung Association (ALA) is a national organization dedicated to preventing lung disease and improving lung health through education, advocacy and research. The ALA’s mission is “to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.” The organization works to combat tobacco use, improve air quality to prevent lung disease and provide aid […]

 

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Spotlight On: CyberKnife for Lung Cancer Treatment

 

Reno CyberKnife has treated more than 200 lung cancer cases since opening in 2008. This accounts for more than a quarter of the center’s patients. Reno CyberKnife has drawn patients from as far as Alaska seeking a noninvasive alternative to traditional lung cancer treatment. As one of the most common cancer diagnoses, evolving treatment options […]

 

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Lung Cancer Awareness Important for Prevention, Early Detection

 

As the second-most common cancer in both men and women, lung cancer is responsible for the majority of cancer-related deaths. The American Cancer Society estimates more than 160,000 people will lose their battle with lung cancer this year, accounting for more victims than breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined. In recognition of National Lung […]

 

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