Lung Cancer Is the Biggest Cancer Killer in Both Men and Women

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Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in both men and women. Every year, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die. Cigarette smoking is the number 1 cause of lung cancer. It is linked to 80 to 90 percent of all lung cancers. Quitting smoking at any age can lower the risk of lung cancer.

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Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in both men and women. Every year, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die. Cigarette smoking is the number 1 cause of lung cancer. It is linked to 80 to 90 percent of all lung cancers. Quitting smoking at any age can lower the risk of lung cancer.

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Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in both men and women. Every year, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die. Cigarette smoking is the number 1 cause of lung cancer. It is linked to 80 to 90 percent of all lung cancers. Quitting smoking at any age can lower the risk of lung cancer.

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