Lung cancer deserves special emphasis because:
  1. 1.

    already the number one cancer killer in the world, it continues to rise at epidemic rates (see Fig. 3);

  2. 2.

    it is almost entirely preventable through control of cigarette smoking; and

  3. 3.

    control has not occurred because those making decisions around the world have failed to act adequately.



Lung Cancer Lung Cancer Death Rate Recurrent Nerve Paralysis Superior Sulcus Cancer Killer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • International Union Against Cancer
    • 1
  1. 1.GenevaSwitzerland

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