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PREVENT

Catch lung cancer early

Lung cancer is the third most common type of cancer in both men and women. A 2011 National Lung Screening Trial showed a 20 percent decrease in lung cancer deaths in heavy smokers who received a low-dose lung screening exam. This screening finds lung cancer at an early stage, so treatment options can be more successful. With more men and women dying every year from lung cancer than from any other form of cancer, this screening makes a difference.  

Hear more from Matthew Graczyk, MD, thoracic surgeon at the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute and Minnesota Oncology, about the importance of early lung cancer screening.

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WHAT YOU CAN DO

  • Lung cancer prevention and detection

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  • Programs to help you stop smoking

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  • Feel ready to quit smoking?

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