(WYTV) – Approximately 160,000 people die each year from lung cancer — that’s more than deaths from colon, breast and prostate combined.
Plus, 90% of people who get lung cancer are smokers.
Canfield Dr. Denise Bobovnyik talked about some new scans that could decrease the mortality rate by 20% for people with cancer.
She recommended scans for those who are at-risk — smokers, those who quit within the last 15 years, or those between the ages of 55-80.
The scans can be covered under by insurance for some people.
Watch the interview above to learn more.