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How Long Do You Have to Smoke to Get Lung Cancer?

Smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer. But, how much do you have to smoke to get it? Read More


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Five Things to Know About a Lung Cancer Screening

What is a low-dose CT scan? Who should get a lung cancer screening? Find the answers to these questions are more. Read More


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The Great American Smokeout

On the third Thursday of November, countless tobacco users across the nation will take an important step toward bettering their health by participating in the Great American Smokeout. Read More


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Why Do Healthy Nonsmokers Get Lung Cancer?

While the likelihood of a nonsmoker developing lung cancer is much lower than that of a similarly situated smoker, studies show that the number of lung cancer diagnoses in people who have never smoked is steadily on the rise. Read More


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Secondhand Smoke and Cancer – The Threat Is Very Real

Some people are surprised to learn that breathing in secondhand smoke from a burning cigarette, cigar or pipe is just as hazardous as smoking itself. Read More


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Infographic: What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking

Thinking about kicking the habit but think it’s too late? Quitting at any age can give back years to your life. Read More


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World No Tobacco Day Encourages Everyone to Quit for 24 Hours – or for Good

World No Tobacco Day, which is sponsored by the World Health Organization and observed around the globe, is intended to encourage everyone to abstain from using all forms of tobacco – including smoking, chewing and dipping – for at least 24 hours. Read More


COMMUNITY OF COURAGE

STORIES TO INSPIRE YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY THROUGH CANCER