Discussing Lung Health With Matthew Puc, MD Thoracic Surgeon, Virtua Health
Nicole Michalik and Marisa Magnatta speak with Matthew Puc, MD Thoracic Surgeon, Virtua Health. They discuss lung cancer, more “natural” substances, vaping, and lung health.
Virtua Health thoracic surgeons care for patients who have conditions that may require surgery in the chest area.
Lung health is a very important topic. Did you know lung cancer screening is covered by insurance? This conversation was really enlightening for smokers and non-smokers alike. There are so many things about lung cancer that we didn’t already know. For example, how impactful is vaping on the lungs? Or, what treatments are available for people who’ve been diagnosed with lung cancer? If you don’t think this topic affects you, you’d be surprised that in some way it does!
Some of the topics discussed include:
We know that smoking is the number one cause of lung cancer, but what about vaping?
The second-most cause of lung cancer.
The difference between vaping and cigarettes.
What are the effects of smoking more natural, non-tobacco substances?
What advice would you give long-time and heavy smokers?
Virtua and Penn Medicine just opened a proton therapy center in New Jersey, what is proton therapy? Who’s a candidate?
Find out more at Virtua Health.