Expert Video - How common is lung cancer in Native American communities?
Learn about lung cancer in Native American communities – a common cause of death from cancer – and the connection to commercial tobacco use (smoking) in Native communities. Lacey Running Hawk, MD, a family physician, discusses later lung cancer diagnosis, lung cancer screening for Native people, and barriers to lung cancer screening in Native communities.
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