Woman smoking cigarette and woman inhaling secondhand smoke

5 Tips to Navigate Secondhand Smoke Living with a Smoker 

By Madeline May |

It is known that secondhand smoke harms those around a smoker. However, many people are still affected by secondhand smoke. How should someone navigate the trickiness associated with living with a smoker?

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asbestosis-causing asbestos danger sign

Is Asbestosis a Type of Lung Cancer?

By Rachel Ernst |

Asbestosis is a disease affecting the lungs and respiratory tract. The disease has the same cause as certain cancers, like mesothelioma, but asbestosis is not considered lung cancer.

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Man smoking cigarette blowing smoke

What Causes Smoker’s Lung? 

By Madeline May |

Smoking can pose a severe threat to a person's lungs, making it difficult to breathe and function. Smoking can increase the risk of numerous conditions like smoker lung. Learn about the symptoms and treatments for smokers' lungs.

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Patient and doctor reviewing xray of small cell carcinoma due to a recent diagnosis.

How is Small Cell Carcinoma Diagnosed?

By Madeline May |

Small cell lung cancer is a specific type of lung cancer that forms within a patient's lungs. Medical professionals utilize several tests and procedures to properly diagnose SCLC. After diagnosing cancer, patients will work with their doctors to determine treatment options and their prognosis.

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Elderly woman looking at lung x-rays with a doctor

Stage 4 Lung Cancer Life Expectancy

By Madeline May |

Life expectancy and survival rates provide lung cancer patients with valuable information about their future. The life expectancy for those with stage 4 lung cancer varies depending on factors such as type and treatment.

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