Dr. John Schwerkoske has been appointed as East Side Medical Director beginning October 2014. In this role, his primary goals will be to bring the East Side physicians together to develop an overall strategy for success as we continue to navigate the future, and to enhance communication and connection between the East Side clinics and the practice as a whole.
Your healthcare provider may recommend additional screening to monitor your small lung nodule and watch for growth over time.
Lung cancer is the second most common type of cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Studies show that lung cancer screening reduces the risk of dying from the disease.
The American Cancer Society has hosted the Great American Smokeout on the third Thursday of November for more than 40 years.