IN THE NEWS: Simple lung cancer screening test is easy, painless - and could save your life

Detroit Free Press

A Karmanos lung cancer survivor who smoked for over 30 years shares his journey of diagnosis and treatment with the Detroit Free Press. David Sternberg, M.D., cardiothoracic surgeon and member of the Thoracic Oncology Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) at Karmanos, treated the survivor and explained why finding the disease early is important. Hirva Mamdani, M.D., medical oncologist, leader of the Thoracic Oncology MDT and the director of the Lung Cancer Screening Program at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, also comments on the importance of spreading awareness about lung cancer screening and some of the social stigmas that may prevent people from getting a lung cancer screening.

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Photo courtesy of Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press