Lung Cancer

Steve’s Story: Lung cancer remarkably detected through heart scan


Steve Miller, age 71, of Cedar Rapids has been a mild smoker since his days in the army. He explains he has generally felt healthy for most of his life, …

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Lung Check Credited with Saving Life

Carl Wittenburg is a long-time smoker. During a routine visit to see Dr. Michael Weston, UnityPoint Health – Jones Regional Medical Center – Monticello, it was recommended Wittenburg have a …

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Saving her life

St. Luke’s Lung Check catches Belle Plaine woman’s lung cancer at its earliest stage Arlene Ledger wasn’t interested in getting screened for lung cancer. After all, the retired nurse didn’t …

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Moving lung cancer care in the right direction

Lung Cancer Clinic takes a team approach to detection and treatment “Early detection and advances in how we treat lung cancer are moving us in the right direction,” says pulmonologist …

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Pamela Hoffman, Lung Cancer Survivor

Lung Check can be a lifesaver Quick, painless scan identifies cancer at its earliest stage Pamela Hoffman of Marion started smoking when she was a teenager and continued to smoke …

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Pat, Lung Cancer Survivor

Making the journey together It’s terrible to hear you only have two months to live. It’s even more devastating when you’re alone in a new town, with no family or …

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