Inside Your Health: Lung Cancer

August 19, 2018 10:43 PM

Former Minnesota Sen. Norm Coleman is one of 65,000 people every year who develop head and neck cancer.

He made the announcement last week. Coleman's doctors said his cancer is a recurrence of the cancer they found on his tonsils in 2015.

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But even after surgery, chemotherapy radiation and being told they are cancer-free, between 10 and 20 percent of patients will have a recurrence, often in the lung.

KSTP medical expert Dr. Archelle Georgiou looked deeper at primary lung cancer -- cancer that starts in the lung.

To find out if you should consider being screened for lung cancer, click here.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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Dr. Archelle Georgiou

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