· Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States among every ethnic group… 1 in every 3 cancer deaths.
· Lung cancer will kill twice as many women as breast cancer
· Lung cancer will kill over three times as many men as prostate cancer.
· Lung cancer will kill more people this year than breast, prostate, colon, liver, kidney and melanoma cancers combined.
· Smoking cessation is essential for prevention of lung cancer.
· Clinical trials are testing promising new treatments.
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