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Lung Cancer

Season 18 Episode 1804 | 26m 46s

The diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer has been one of the most hopeful advances in medicine over the past several years. The new lung cancer screening guidelines allow for the screening for younger individuals with less of a smoking history – making lung cancer a disease that is no longer a death sentence.

Aired: 01/31/22
Distributed nationally by American Public Television
Extras
We track “long-haulers” to learn more about the long-term health effects post-COVID.
Uncovering racial disparities in the treatment and health outcomes for women of color.
The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.
Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.
Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.
Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.
The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.
The panel discusses vaccine hesitancy which continues to be an issue in the US.
Discussing what we can do to keep our brain healthy.
The spouse of the cancer patient feels the impact of the diagnosis.
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We track “long-haulers” to learn more about the long-term health effects post-COVID.
Uncovering racial disparities in the treatment and health outcomes for women of color.
The panel discusess antibiotic resistance, a threat to global health and food security.
Joan discusses heart valve replacement, a procedure that is 94-97% effective.
Discussion on alopecia areata, one of the most requested topics from viewers every year.
Learn how stress affects our health and contributes to other mental health issues.
The panel discusses stopping pre-diabetes from turning into full-fledged diabetes.
The panel discusses vaccine hesitancy which continues to be an issue in the US.
Discussing what we can do to keep our brain healthy.
The spouse of the cancer patient feels the impact of the diagnosis.