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Lung Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Lung Cancer - Radiation Therapy

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women; it is the number one cause of death from cancer each year in both men and women. Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in men and women; it is the number one cause of death from cancer each year in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, 234,030 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year. While cigarette smoking is the most common cause of lung cancer, exposure to asbestos, radon, environmental factors and second hand smoke can also cause lung cancer. There are two main types of lung cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and small cell lung cancer. These names refer to how a cancer looks under the microscope. Non-small cell lung cancer is the most common type of lung cancer and accounts for... Show More
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