Did you know that lung cancer is the #1 cause of cancer death among women in the United States? Most people assume that it would be breast cancer, but it’s actually lung cancer. Lung cancer used to be thought of as a man’s disease, but women now account for almost half of new cases and half […]
Many of my patients—especially those who smoke, used to smoke or who live with smokers—have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. COPD refers to a group of lung diseases, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, that cause airflow obstruction and breathing-related problems.