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Buffalo Business First: Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative Doc Uses Nutrition to Fight Cancer

The expression “you are what you eat” has been a common mantra for decades, especially when considered with prevention and good physical health.

But what we put into our bodies also has been proven to have a curative impact when it comes to healing and rehabilitative care. That’s behind a new effort at Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative, where Dr. Roberto Pili will lead a center focused on nutrition and cancer, part of his larger role as vice president for oncology services.

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Spread the word about low-dose CT for lung cancer screening

Where’s the push for longtime smokers to get screened for lung cancer?  

The American College of Radiology asked just that in May after a new study showed that, in 2016, a mere 1.9 percent of more than 7 million strong candidates—adults aged 55 to 80 who smoked for 30 or more pack years—got screened with low-dose CT. Never mind that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends the test for this numerically substantial subpopulation.