• By McCray

Mayo Clinic Radio: Lung Cancer Screening

November 12, 2014

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Finding lung cancer sooner rather than later can obviously make a big difference in the outcome, and using a CT scan to find the cancer may be the best option.  On the most recent Mayo Clinic Radio our guest was pulmonologist, David Midthun, M.D.  We discussed why lung cancer is so deadly and talk about the importance of diagnosing it early.  We also  talked to a patient who had her lung cancer diagnosed with a CT scan.  November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Hope you'll join us.

Myth or Fact: One in 10 people newly diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked.

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Surakit Pungpapong, M.D., transplant hepatologist and associate professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic in Florida.