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Protecting your lungs can start with a scan | Prime Living

 

Last updated 12/18/2021 at 5:04pm

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Lung cancer has the highest mortality rate among cancers, killing men and women more than any other type. If found in its earliest stage, however, lung cancer is more likely to be successfully treated, according to the American Cancer Society.

Not too long ago, smoking used to be everywhere. In fact, many people remember the days before there were even smoking and non-smoking sections in restaurants.

People who smoked and others who didn't mingled in the same dining room. They sat side-by-side on a plane. Some rode in the backseat of a smoke-filled car, and no one gave it a further thought.

Today, things are done differently. However, those memories can be an important indicator for those who smoked back then to advocate for their health with a lung screening.

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