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Local Woman Encourages Smokers to Get Lovelace’s Cancer Screening

Millicent “Millie” Wilson, 60, was watching television one evening when she came across a commercial about a low-dose CT chest scan offered at Lovelace Cancer Center.
 
“Knowing that I smoked cigarettes for over 40 years, I researched online to see if I qualified for the low-dose CT scan,” said Millie.
 
The $99 low-dose CT chest scan for lung cancer screening is simple, effective and can improve the outcome with early diagnosis.
 

Celebrating Men’s Health by Understanding Prostate Cancer

In the month of June, we want to bring awareness to men’s health and more specifically, prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and one out of every seven American men will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime.

The prostate is a small gland in the male reproductive system that is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum. This organ surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The prostate is typically the size of a walnut, but can grow larger as men age.