Tag Archives: Lung Cancer

Women and Lung Cancer

In the following video, Helen Ross, M.D., a medical oncologist at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, provides an overview of what women should know about lung cancer. Lung cancer has become one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths among women.

Smoking Ban Benefits

Over the last several years, cities across the continent and the world have instituted smoking bans in public places. The bans are inconvenient for smokers, but they’re thought to be healthy for communities as a whole.  Paul Scanlon, M.D., a Mayo Clinic lung expert, discusses some recent findings.  

Screening for Lung Cancer

Research has shown that for some cancers, screening for early detection most definitely saves lives. Examples are mammograms for breast cancer and colonoscopy for colon cancer. But not all cancers have screening tools that have been proven to work. Let’s go to Mayo Clinic to learn more about screening for lung cancer.

Lung Cancer Screening

Research has shown that, for some cancers, screening for early detection most definitely saves lives. Examples are mammograms for breast cancer and colonoscopy for colon cancer. But not all cancers have screening tools that have been proven to work.  James Jett, M.D., a lung cancer specialist at Mayo Clinic, talks about screening for lung cancer. […]