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Eli Hendel, M.D.

Eli Hendel, M.D., Health Pro

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

The Latest Technology on Treating Cancer of the Larynx

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posted 06/06/2016, comments (0)|
Eli Hendel, M.D.

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Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases

I Was Diagnosed with a Lung Nodule: Now What?

For those with recurrent respiratory issues and screenings, a lung nodule diagnosis, or notification that a doctor would like to evaluate the possibility of lung cancer is possible. So if faced with this type of news, what... Read moreChevron

posted 05/04/2016, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

Diet Plays Role in Lung Cancer Risk

Thanks to a concerted public awareness campaign over the years, people realize that smoking increases the risk of lung cancer. This cancer is the second most prevalent form in the United States and also the deadliest. However, many are surprised to learn that lifestyle factors -- such as diet – can also play a role in the development of... Read moreChevron

posted 03/17/2016, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

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Treatment Options and Side Effects

Doctors will recommend treatment based on the type of lung cancer that is diagnosed as well as its stage.  Treatment options can include:

  • Surgery – An operation will attempt to remove the cancer from the lung. The four types of surgery commonly used are: wedge resection (which removes the smallest amount... Read moreChevron
Dorian Martin

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

How to Find a Support Group

Many organizations offer a wealth of resources to support lung cancer patients, their families and caregivers during their health journey after the initial diagnosis. Some of these programs are face-to-face while others are offered either by phone or online.

 

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posted 12/17/2015, comments (0)|