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How common is lung cancer?

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Lung cancer is responsible for the most cancer-related deaths for both men and women throughout the world. The American Cancer Society estimated that 228,190 new cases of lung cancer in the U.S. were diagnosed and 159,480 people died of the disease in 2013.

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American Cancer Society. 

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Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on February 14, 2020

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American Cancer Society. 

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Reviewed by Gabriela Pichardo on February 14, 2020

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