SEGMENT: Lung Cancer Awareness Month - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

SEGMENT: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and many are unaware that it is the number one cancer killer.

It kills more than breast, colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancers combined. Lung cancer kills more women than breast cancer.

It’s important to be screened for lung cancer, so that you can catch it at the earlier stages

According to Dr. Peter Seirafi, Medical Director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program, 90 percent of lung cancer is related to people who use tobacco.

If you would like to participate in the lung cancer screening call (706) 320-8825.

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