SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2009 -- In light of November having been Lung Cancer Awareness Month, KCPQ Television (Channel 13; FOX) aired a story about the deadly disease on Dec. 1 that featured interviews with Swedish-affiliated thoracic surgeon Ralph Aye, M.D., and one of his local lung-cancer patients.
Based on the most recent numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, lung cancer is the leading killer among all cancers. It is diagnosed in 200,000 Americans and kills more than 90,000 each year.
To watch this KCPQ TV 'Wellness Report' story online or read the transcript, click here.
- To learn more about lung cancer services available at Swedish, click here.
- To learn about the Swedish Lung Cancer Screening Program, click here.
- To learn about Swedish Thoracic Surgery services and programs, click here.
- To access Swedish's online lung cancer health library, click here.