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November 2012


The Number One Cancer Killer


Lung cancer kills more people in the United States than any other type of cancer — more than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined. Some of the risk factors for lung cancer may surprise you. Learn more from our lung cancer infographic.

Learn about our Lung Cancer Center.

Read an overview of lung cancer.



Cancer Free After Early Detection

Nadine-Cochran78x74.jpgNadine Cochran was being treated for a gastrointestinal condition when a CT scan uncovered a hidden growth in her lung. She was referred to National Jewish Health, where doctors worked together to save her life.

Read Nadine's story.


Can TTOT Help You Breathe?

Transtrach-78x74.jpgPeople who require supplemental oxygen can breathe better and do more with the use of transtracheal oxygen therapy (TTOT). No more nasal tubes, sore ears or nosebleeds. TTOT delivers oxygen straight to the lungs.

Watch our video on TTOT.


Sniffing Out Lung Cancer

June-Lungs.JPGDid you know lung cancer has a distinctive smell? Two new clinical trials at National Jewish Health hope to detect lung cancer in its earliest stages. Learn more about what we’re doing to improve diagnosis and survival rates.

Are you a candidate for our lung cancer screening trials?


Colorado Gives Day Dec. 4

cgd2012_78x74.jpgSupport National Jewish Health on Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 4. You don't have to live in Colorado — anyone can give online. Take advantage of this great opportunity and have your gift increased by FirstBank Incentive Fund.

Learn more about Colorado Gives Day.


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