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Lungs and Respiration :
Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the uncontrolled and abnormal growth of cells in the lung. It is strongly linked to smoking, and is the largest killer cancer of men in the United States. The main symptoms of lung cancer are shortness of breath, weight loss, and coughing (sometimes coughing blood).

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British Researchers to Take Up Rare Trial for Lung Cancer
In a novel feat, British researchers will test around 14 lung cancer drugs from AstraZeneca and Pfizer simultaneously within one trial.

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A new research finds women who undergo radiotherapy for breast cancer are at an increased risk of subsequently developing a primary lung tumor.
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