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This week: Lung cancer overview, and who needs screening

Lung cancer remains the leading cause of cancer death in the United States, but there are ways to reduce risk of death, and it is treatable when caught early.

In this "HealthLink on Air" episode, Dr. Jason Wallen discusses how lung cancer is diagnosed and treated at various stages. Then he goes over the importance of lung cancer screening and who is recommended for annual screening.

Wallen is chief of thoracic surgery at Upstate University Hospital and medical director of the lung cancer and thoracic oncology program at the Upstate Cancer Center. Listen this Sunday, May 2 at 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. for more.