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November 2013


Lung Cancer Can Affect You


A lung cancer diagnosis isn't reserved only for those who smoke tobacco. In 2013, over 228,000 new cases of lung cancer were diagnosed in the U.S., and secondhand smoke contributes to the problem. Even if you've never smoked, you're still at risk. Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms of lung cancer.

INFOGRAPHIC: Lung Cancer at a Glance


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Infographic: Lung Cancer - Even Non-Smokers Are at Risk

Cancer's 'Invisibility Cloak'

T-cell_78x74.jpgThe “invisibility cloak” doesn’t belong to just Harry Potter anymore. Our researchers found that cancer tumors secrete a lipid that lets them hide from the body’s immune response.

READ: How Cancer Hides


Find Freedom on Oxygen

vid_icon_TTOT-overview_78x74jpg.jpgAre you on long-term oxygen therapy and tired of being weighed down by heavy equipment and nasal tubes? Transtracheal oxygen (TTO) can lead to a fuller life.

WATCH: How Our TTO Program Can Help You


From Sinus Trouble to Lung Cancer

vid-icon_PS-Bonnie-Mandarich_78x74.jpgWhen Bonnie Mandarich’s doctor saw a spot on the CT scan of her lungs, he figured it was nothing to worry about. But when Bonnie saw a specialist at National Jewish Health for sinus trouble, the story soon changed.

WATCH: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’

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Top Questions for Your MD

MD-Patient_78x74.jpg If you've been diagnosed with lung cancer, life can suddenly become overwhelming. Go into your doctor’s office armed with the top questions you need answered.

What to Ask Your MD About Lung Cancer


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