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CT Screens for Lung Cancer Not a Cure-All
Date:6/20/2008

e of cancer death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About 168,840 people will die of lung cancer in 2008, the American Cancer Society estimates. Smoking causes about 87 percent of lung cancers and also causes other types of cancers, as well as heart and respiratory diseases.

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The U.S. National Cancer Institute has more about lung cancer screening.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Radiological Society of North America, news release, June 10, 2008


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