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Monday, December 9, 2013
Lung Cancer and Death
How many people actually die each year from lung cancer and how many survive it?
The chance of being diagnosed with lung cancer is about 7% for the average American, and the chance of dying from lung cancer is about 5%. This information can be viewed at: http://www.cancer.gov/statistics/finding
Duane D Culler, PhD, MS
Clinical Instructor of Genetics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University