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Finding lung cancer early saves lives

The Lung Cancer Early Detection & Prevention Clinic (LCED & PC) is dedicated to diagnosing lung cancer early and reducing one’s risk for lung cancer. You might find yourself at the LCED & PC if you’ve had a low-dose CT screening for lung cancer, now offered at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance by specialists trained at finding abnormalities […]

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Surgeon praises latest lung cancer therapies

SCCA’s own Michael Mulligan, MD, explains some of the ways that he sees progress and hope for patients diagnosed with lung cancer in this short video. Some of the changes he discusses include video-assisted thoracic surgery, known as VATS. He also talks about being able to do surgery on a patient through an incision of […]

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Program for lung cancer screening debuts

Perhaps you smoked for many years but quit. That doesn’t mean you are safe from lung cancer. If you fit a certain profile, new screening at SCCA may be of benefit in reducing your risk of lung cancer death. “People think it is a death sentence and they don’t want to think about it,” said […]

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