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Facts About Lung Cancer

  • Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women, but it is the number one cause of death from cancer each year in both men and women.
  • According to the American Cancer Society, 228,190 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer in 2013.
  • Cigarette smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer. Exposure to asbestos, radon, environmental factors and secondhand smoke can also cause lung cancer.
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