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Robotic-assisted bronchoscopy offered in Eau Claire
The first of its kind in Northwest Wisconsin, this advanced technology allows pulmonologists to examine tiny airways in the lungs, detecting lung cancer in its earliest stages when it's easier to trea...
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4 common questions about robotic-assisted bronchoscopy
Robotic-assisted bronchoscopy maps out the airways in the lungs and safely gets to previously unreachable spots. Read four common questions about the technology and how it betters lung cancer outcomes.
Using robotic technology to diagnose, stage lung cancer
Lung cancer is the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. A new procedure acts like a robotic GPS system to diagnose lung cancer in its earliest stages when it's easier to treat.
Radon: The odorless, invisible threat
Elevated levels of radon are the No. 1 cause of lung cancer among nonsmokers. So it's vital to test your home to discover if radon abatement is needed. Learn more about this invisible health hazard.
You are 'here': A smoker's guide to quitting
If you're a smoker, you may be ready to quit but need a guide for how to get from the "here" of smoking to the "there" of not smoking. Here's how to get started on your smoke-free journey.
Lung health: Know the fallacies and facts
Almost every day, your lungs are affected by chemical exposure, secondhand smoke and smoking. Breathe easy by finding out how much you know about keeping them healthy.
11 tips for coping with a cancer diagnosis
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, knowing what to expect can lower your stress level. Use these 11 suggestions to learn more about your diagnosis, and improve resilience and coping skills.
The emotional side of cancer: 7 tips
Cancer can affect more than physical health. The emotional side can affect the ability to cope and stick to a treatment plan. Get 7 tips on how to improve your emotional well-being as a cancer patient or caregiver.
Lung cancer hard to catch, early screening helps
If you smoke, today is a great day to quit. But, really, any day is a great day to quit. It's not easy, but is worth it because it lowers your chance of developing lung cancer. Learn about a screening tool designed to detect lung cancer at the earliest stages when it's more likely to be effectively treated.
Living in fear: Cancer recurrence
Some fear of cancer recurrence is normal, but excessive fear can lead to decreased quality of life. Here's how you can manage your fear.
Scalp cooling therapy prevents hair loss during chemotherapy
Hair loss is a common side effect of chemotherapy which can greatly contribute to your stress and anxiety. However, a new treatment called scalp cooling therapy is helping many patients keep most of their hair.
The importance of a cancer survivorship care plan
Cancer care doesn’t end just because treatment is done. Life doesn’t immediately go back to normal because you are done with radiation or chemotherapy. It's important to address the needs of cancer survivors with a survivorship care plan.
The Survivor Bell
Jane-Marie Bahr shares her personal experience of her last day of radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic Health System.