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May 10, 2021

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May 10, 2021

Why lung cancer screening is important, especially for minorities

Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. By the time lung cancer symptoms develop, the disease is usually too far advanced to cure. Studies show that lung cancer screening reduces the risk of dying from the disease. Screening is usually reserved for people who are at highest risk. It uses a low-dose CT scan to create images of the lungs and detect abnormalities that might lead to…

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