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Tagged ‘Lung Cancer Awareness Month’

Let’s talk about lungs: Building awareness across the nation

After the world turns pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, it’s time for another type of cancer to take the spotlight: lung cancer. Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death for both men and women and is responsible for 14 percent of all new cancer cases—so our fight is far from over. […]

Finally kick your smoking habit during Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer for both men and women―it is responsible for about 30 percent of all cancer deaths in the United States. Every year, the country recognizes November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month to focus on learning about and preventing lung cancer. Thankfully, we know the major […]

Lung Cancer Prevention at the Kansas State Fair

Lung cancer is the most deadly form of cancer for men and women in the United States yet it’s one of the most preventable cancers as cigarette smoking is linked to 90% of lung cancer cases. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and the perfect time to quit smoking or help your loved ones finally […]

Reduce your risk: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

(PHOTO LICENSE) During my sophomore year of college, I watched the ease of cigarette addiction. My hallmate, Jason, started smoking. It was only occasional at first. He would bum a cigarette at a party now and then. Then it was “only when he drank” (which, in college, was easily three days a week). His smoking […]