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Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Smoking and Tobacco
How many people die of lung cancer each year?
HOW ,MANY PEOPLE DIE OF LUNG CANCER EACH YEAR
About 140,000 people in the US die each year from lung cancer. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. Cigarette smoking is responsible for over 85% of lung cancers.
Jerry Friemoth, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati