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The staff at UVM Cancer Center are nationally renowned experts in lung cancer. They will help you manage the symptoms of lung cancer and create a treatment plan.
Our Nurse Navigators and American Cancer Society Patient Navigator are here Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm to answer your questions. Give us a call.
Lung cancer typically begins in the cells that line air passages. There are two main types, which are diagnosed by looking at the cells under a microscope:
Lung cancer causes the most cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. Lung cancer claims more lives each year than breast, ovarian, prostate and colon cancers combined.
Some risk factors can be controlled, such as smoking, but others cannot. Lung cancer risk factors include:
Lung cancer symptoms typically start happening when thecancer is advanced. Some lung cancer symptoms may include:
The UVM Cancer Center's Lung Cancer Multidisciplinary Clinic involves a team of specialists working together to provide optimal diagnosis and treatment. If you think you are at risk for lung cancer, talk to your primary care provider to discuss a lung cancer screening.
Learn more about lung cancer diagnosis and treatment.
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