Dr. Vachani, a pulmonologist at Penn Medicine, sees patients who have been referred to him because of abnormalities in their lungs. Quitting smoking after a cancer diagnosis has many benefits for the patient.
True or false: Hookahs (water pipes) lower the risks from smoking. Join us every day this month for a special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink.
True or false: Breathing secondhand smoke can lead to lung cancer.
A special project between Philly.com/health and OncoLink throughout the month of April, What’s My Risk? will provide a daily fact you may not know about your risk of getting cancer. First up – cigars vs. cigarettes.
Rodney Warner, JD A couple days ago, while driving to work, I saw it on the road. I was at an intersection, waiting for the light to turn green. It rained the previous night and the road was wet. The cigarette butt rolled silently on the damp road, blown by the wind. I guessed someone [...]