Is a Lung Cancer Screening Right for You?

Is a lug cancer screening right for you?

By Dr. Brad Vincent Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer deaths in Louisiana, but the disease is 80 to 90 percent curable when caught early. Early detection efforts, in the form of yearly low-dose computed tomography (CT) scans can help spot abnormalities at their earliest stages and reduce your risk for developing […]

Tips to Quit

Tips to quit smoking

Make the Decision to Quit Think about why you want to quit. What are your personal reasons for quitting? Search for support and resources. Set a Quit Day and Make a Plan Mark your calendar. Get rid of tobacco products. Stock up on substitutes. Decide on tobacco cessation medications. Deal with Withdrawal Avoid temptation. Correctly […]

Wanda Poche – Lung Cancer Survivor

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“This holiday season will be the best ever because I have so very much to be grateful for,” said Wanda. “In the new year, I want to continue doing what I do best: make people laugh. I also want to travel, dance and fish. I’ve got so much life left to live and with the […]