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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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Terminal Lung Cancer Patient Will Walk Marathon to Raise Funds for Research
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US and Cuban Cancer Research Centers Sign a Deal to Develop Lung Cancer Vaccine
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Novartis Develops New Drug for Advanced Lung Cancer
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Respiratory Diseases - Diseases of the Human Respiratory System
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Mesothelioma Cancer - Mesothelioma Facts
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Lung Cancer
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Lung cancer accounts for nearly 1.3 million deaths annually worldwide. Lung cancer screening can help in early detection of cancer and possible cure... Read More
Lung Biopsy - Indications - Procedures - Risks - FAQs - Reference
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The Cabbage Diet - Why cabbage?
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Asbestosis - Symptoms - Complications - Treatment - Prevention - FAQs
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