We all know that early detection is the best defense and I learned that there are ways to detect lung cancer early but you have to ask because there are no automatic or routine screenings that are done unlike other cancers (that I know of); even though small cell lung cancer is one of the most aggressive cancers. And folks, don't ignore chronic conditions or accept one answer. Be proactive with your doctor and force them and yourself to search for answers. We need to get lung cancer on the map and at the forefront of testing. Too many people I know learn they have lung cancer after it's too late.
The biggest challenge for all of us who have lost loved ones is dealing with the loss!
Let's all become advocates to give lung cancer a voice.