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Raising awareness during lung cancer awareness month

Posted at 2:15 PM, Nov 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-25 15:24:04-05

WACO, TX — For the November 25 edition of Central Texas Living Ann Harder spoke with Dr. Richard Helmer, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon and Dr. Boris Murillo, both with Ascension Providence.

Lung cancer is the deadliest cancer in both men and women, and the disease causes more deaths than colon, breast and prostate cancer combined. It's also a complex disease to understand and treat. One reason lung cancer is so deadly is that it's hard to find in the early stages. It can take years for the cancer to grow and there are usually no early symptoms.

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