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Consider lung cancer screening

By Rhonda Mann, Tufts Medical Center Staff

The research is clear – smoking increases the risk of dying from lung cancer. But finding lung cancer before it spreads can improve the likelihood of surviving five years or more by 56 percent, according to the American Lung Association. That’s why many leading health care organizations support lung screenings for those who have been or are heavy smokers. Is a screening right for you? Watch our video.



Posted January 2020 

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