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Detect Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography

Detect Lung Cancer with Low-Dose Computed Tomography
Courtesy MercyCare Physicians, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine

Lung cancer is the second most diagnosed cancer for both woman and men – behind breast and prostate cancer, respectively – but is the most deadly form of cancer for both genders. Each year, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate, colon and ovarian cancers combined. […]

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Texoma Cardiovascular on stopping killers in their tracks – LIVING WELL Magazine

Stopping Killers in their Tracks… (Part Two)
By Vicky L. Chappell, M.D., Texoma Cardiovascular, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top three leading causes of death are heart disease, cancer and stroke. There has been a decline in the age-adjusted death rate for 10 of the 15 leading causes of death. However, deaths from heart disease and cancer alone still accounted for 48% of deaths in the U.S. in 2009. […]