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How a chance CT scan found an Austin man’s lung cancer

The start of the new year is a great time to prioritize your health. A way to accomplish this is to schedule an annual physical with your physician and also get screened if you are at risk for, or have a family history of, certain serious conditions like cancer. One type of cancer that can [...]

Does air pollution cause lung cancer?

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month when CTVS is committed to raising awareness about this serious, life-threatening disease. We also want to take a closer look at ways to both prevent and effectively treat it. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common form of cancer, but the first leading [...]

By |November 8th, 2022|Lung Cancer, News|

New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Could Save More Lives and Provide Better Access

Lung cancer is one of the deadliest cancers in the United States, more so than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. In 2022, the American Cancer Society predicts a staggering 131,180 deaths due to lung cancer, however, it also predicts that with more widespread screening, early detection could save a potential 30,000 to 60,000 lives. [...]

How AI Could Amp Up Lung Cancer Screenings

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and it’s a time when new advancements in diagnostics and treatments are often highlighted. Lung cancer is a common condition that our thoracic surgeons treat at CTVS. Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer in both men and women in the U.S., with more than 131,000 lives lost annually. [...]

By |November 9th, 2021|Lung Cancer, News|
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