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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Man talking to doctor about lung cancer

When It’s Time To Talk To Your Doctor About Lung Cancer

By Rachel Ernst |

When seeing signs of lung cancer in everyday life, it is natural to reach out to a doctor. However, exposure to carcinogens or toxins, daily smoking habits, or family history of lung cancer are all valid reasons to talk to your doctor about lung cancer.

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Male outside vaping from an electronic cigarette with smoke

Does Vaping Cause Lung Cancer?

By Madeline May |

It has been proven that there are associations between smoking and lung cancer - but does that apply to vaping e-cigarettes, too? Learn more about what you are inhaling and the side effects of vaping e-cigarettes.

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asbestos personal protective equipment covering hair and nose and mouth with warning danger sign in the background

Project Supervisors Negligence of Asbestos Regulations

By Jennifer Verta |

Asbestos related diseases tend to emerge from inhaling or coming in contact with asbestos. Handling and removing the harsh toxin calls for attention to detail and precision and when supervisors fall short, negligence can put workers and bystanders at risk.

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This is an image of a everyday person smoking from a vape pen, which could lead to lung cancer.

The Link Between Vape Pens and Lung Disease

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

Vape pens and e-cigarettes have become a common smoking device used to inhale flavored aerosols packed with nicotine, THC, and other chemicals. Research shows that the use of vape pens lead to symptoms directly related to lung disease.

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Cancer Alley Louisiana and Lung Cancer

By Mackenzie Kot |

Located in Southeastern Louisiana, "Cancer Alley" stretches from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Cancer Alley is known as one of the greatest hotspots for cancer cases in the United States and is home to over 150 chemical plants. Lung Cancer rates are also much higher in Cancer Alley compared to the rest of the region.

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COVID-19 has created new problems in health care for people with cancer and survivors. Old risks have also returned for missed cancer diagnoses.

COVID-19 Problems for Cancer Patients

By Destiny Bezrutczyk |

COVID-19 has created new problems in health care for people with cancer and survivors. Old risks have also returned for missed cancer diagnoses.

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