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Lung Cancer

Symptoms

  • Ongoing cough
  • Shortness of breath or wheezing
  • Unexplained fatigue
  • Unexplained weight loss

Risk Factors

  • Smoking
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke
  • Family history of lung cancer
  • Radon exposure
  • Living in areas with heavy air pollution

Statistics

  • in 2015, more that 221,000 men and women will be diagnosed with lung cancer. 
  • It’s estimated that 6.6 percent of men and women will be diagnosed with lung cancer at some point during their lifetime.
  • Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women. 

 

Lung Cancer Screening Program

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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