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Lung Carcinoma

  • Shilpi Wadhwa
  • David Y. Johnson
  • Frank E. JohnsonEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Current Clinical Oncology book series (CCO)

Abstract

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a component of the World Health Organization (WHO), estimated that there were 1,352,132 new cases of lung carcinoma worldwide in 2002 [1]. The IARC also estimated that there were 1,178,918 deaths due to this cause in 2002 [1].

Keywords

Lung cancer Guidelines Smoking Death rates Pollution 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shilpi Wadhwa
    • 1
  • David Y. Johnson
    • 1
  • Frank E. Johnson
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineSaint Louis University Medical CenterSaint LouisUSA
  2. 2.Saint Louis University Medical Center and Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical CenterSaint LouisUSA

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