National Radon Action Month

 

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in America and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year.  In fact, the EPA and the U.S. Surgeon General urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes, schools, and other buildings for radon. Radon is an invisible, odorless, tasteless […]

 

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American Cancer Society: An Introduction to Common Treatments for Lung Cancer

 

Have you or a loved one been newly diagnosed with lung cancer? In this video from the American Cancer Society, you’ll learn about the most common treatments for lung cancer which may include surgery, radiation therapy, radiofrequency ablation (RFA); chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy.

 

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Zeroing in on Moving Targets

 

Cancer institute launches a new radiation treatment.   Simply put, the aim of using radiation therapy is to zap and kill cancerous cells while doing as little harm as possible to healthy tissue, said Dr. Bobby Baker, the Pacific Cancer Institute of Maui’s founder and president. That goal has been elusive, especially with cancerous tumors […]

 

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