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As the Rams welcome newly drafted Louisiana State defensive tackle Michael Brockers to the fold today, we welcomed former Rams linebacker Chris Draft to our Siteman Cancer Center this morning. Draft visited with lung cancer expert Ramaswamy Govindan, MD to learn more about targeted therapies for cancers. It’s important to Draft as he started the Chris Draft [...]
The FDA unveiled today new warning labels that will be on cigarette packs starting September 2012. These go above and beyond simply saying “Smoking is hazardous to your health.” These are graphic images like the one on this page aimed to strike fear into the hearts of smokers. According to the FDA, “These warnings mark [...]
In this week’s “8 Ways to Prevent Cancer” segment on KSDK, Kay Quinn took a viewer’s question about the real risk of secondhand smoke. Our Ramaswamy Govindan, MD, oncologist at Siteman Cancer Center who specializes in lung cancer, says day in, day out exposure to smoke probably does to some harm. You can watch the [...]
Last night, on KSDK’s weekly “8 Ways to Prevent Cancer” segment, Kay Quinn took the question from a viewer: “Can it ever be too late to quit smoking?” Coming from a family of smokers, I realize it’s hard to quit. For many they say, “I’m trying, Ringo. I’m trying real hard.” But others may feel like [...]