It’s that time of year. Your favorite teams are in full swing and the big game is around the corner. So let’s make sure your lungs are ready to roar! With next-day appointments and a super streamlined process, it’s easier than ever to schedule a lung screening that could save your life.

Did you know nonsmokers can get lung cancer?

Did you know nonsmokers can get lung cancer?

It’s true — 20 percent of lung cancer patients have never smoked or used any form of tobacco. Other lung cancer risk factors include:

  • - Air pollution
  • - Secondhand smoke
  • - Genetic vulnerability
  • - Odorless radon gas present in some homes
  • - Exposure to cancer-causing agents at work

Find out more about lung cancer causes and how you can reduce your risk.

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Should you be screened for lung cancer?

Should you be screened for lung cancer?

When you get a lung cancer screening, you help ensure your lungs stay strong to cheer for your favorite team.

  • - Are you between 55 and 77 years old?
  • - Have a smoking history of more than one pack per day for over 30 years?
  • - Currently smoke or quit less than 15 years ago?

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A Recognized Leader in Robotic Lung Surgery

The Rod Taylor Thoracic Care Center at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center provides state-of-the art diagnostics and treatments for lung and esophageal cancer. As a da Vinci® epicenter for thoracic robotic surgery, our program is a recognized leader in the treatment of lung cancer, chest tumor and esophageal cancer.


"I never expected to hear that I had stage 4 lung cancer that had spread to my lymph nodes. You could say I’ve been unlucky, but I’ve also been very lucky. I was lucky that I found the right people at the right time at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center."

Carlene, Lung Cancer Paitent

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The Rod Taylor Thoracic Cancer Care Center

The Rod Taylor Thoracic Cancer Care Center

Our team of dedicated, experienced physicians provide the latest treatments for all types of chest conditions.

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Imaging Locations Near You

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