East Texas leads the state in many things, but lung cancer is not one of those things we should be proud of. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT HEALTH Northeast cancer expert Dr. Bill Hyman answers questions about lung cancer among East Texans.
What causes lung cancer? (first question)
What are the symptoms of lung cancer? (skip to 0:44)
How is lung cancer diagnosed? (skip to 1:00)
How serious is a diagnosis of lung cancer? (skip to 1:07)
How is lung cancer treated? (skip to 1:43)
Why is the incidence of lung cancer higher in Northeast Texas than in the rest of the state? (skip to 2:31)
Why is lung cancer an even more serious disease among African-American and Hispanics?
How can lung cancer be prevented? (skip to 3:47)