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Hope for lung cancer patients on Coast Live

Posted at 12:00 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 12:00:44-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Despite recent progress in treating lung cancer, it remains the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. as of 2019. Non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) is the most common type of lung cancer, accounting for 84% of diagnoses. Dr. Firas Badin of Baptist Health joins us to discuss a new treatment option that is available to certain patients and Katie Brown of LUNGevity shares perspectives of those who have been diagnosed with NSCLC.

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