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Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans

As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process is already proving to be a life saver. [TRT: [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Lung Cancer Screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Stephen Cassivi comments recent recommendations for lung cancer screening. To listen, click the link below. Lung Cancer Screening  

Created by Joel Streed

Cuando los viajes en el verano incluyen una cirugía: expertos de Mayo Clinic ofrecen sugerencias para viajar a salvo

Volar es tan seguro como viajar por tierra después de una cirugía cardíaca, descubre estudio de Mayo Rochester, Minnesota — Los viajes del verano no solamente son por vacaciones, pues para algunas personas puede incluir trasladarse hasta un hospital fuera de la ciudad a fin de someterse a una cirugía. [...]

Created by Soledad Andrade

CT Lung Scans Recommended for High Risk Patients The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, of which Mayo Clinic is a partner, is announcing a preliminary recommendation that people at high risk for lung cancer consider having annual low-dose CT scans. Smoking is the biggest risk factor for developing lung cancer, resulting in 85 percent of the lung cancers in the United States, and high-risk individuals are those 55 to [...]

Created by Dennis Douda


On Saturday, June 8, Mayo Clinic thoracic surgeon Stephen Cassivi, M.D., discusses “The Science of Swallowing.”  It seems pretty simple but it’s actually quite complicated. Dr. Cassivi will discuss problems with swallowing, answer your questions and address this week’s Myth or Matter of Fact. Listen Saturday 9-10 a.m. CDT or on I Heart Radio. Follow #mayoradio and [...]

Created by Dana Sparks