US Death Rate for Lung Cancer Among Women Begins Declining

US Death Rate for Lung Cancer Among Women Begins Declining

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cigsFor the first time, women’s death rates from lung cancer are dropping, a  long-anticipated drop coming more than a decade after a similar decline began in US men.

In the early 1990s, death rates in men began dropping and declined 3 percent per year between 2005 and 2007. Researchers had anticipated the same pattern would appear among women, and it has now begun.
(READ the AP story in the Washington Post)

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