Out of all the cancers, lung cancer is the leading cause of death among of death among Americans, but the fact is that lung cancer is very preventable, and a new year is a great time to stop smoking. Dr. David Madtes with the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutch and Director of Seattle Cancer Care Alliance s Lung Cancer Early Detection and Prevention Clinic talks about this issue. Victoria Evans, a Clinical Social Worker and Chemical Dependency Professional who oversees smoking-cessation services at SCCA, participates in the conversation as well.
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