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Lung Cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Wyoming. This November, let’s bring awareness to this disease and help a smoker start the process towards quitting.
November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer with 85% of lung cancers being attributed to smoking. Early detection with CT screening has been found to lower the risk of death in certain high-risk persons based on their age, general health, and smoking history. Talk to your doctor about your risk for lung cancer.
If you or someone you know wants help to quit smoking or using tobacco, contact the Wyoming Quit Tobacco Program at 1.800.QUIT.NOW or visit quitwyo.org.
To learn more about cancer resources in your area, contact the Wyoming Cancer Program at 1.800.264.1296 or visit health.wyo.gov/cancer.