Lung Cancer in Women: A Florida Perspective
The recent death of Dana Reeve at age 44 from lung cancer has raised the awareness of lung cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health, lung cancer kills more women every year than breast cancer.
Researchers, including those at the Moffitt Cancer Center, are studying the causes of lung cancer and searching for ways to prevent it. Find out what’s being done in Tampa Bay in the fight against Lung Cancer and hear the personal story of a lung cancer survivor. (Image courtesy of Tampabay Cancer.com.)
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