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10 Things Doctors Want You to Know About Lung Cancer

New Promise in the Lung Cancer Fight

Lung cancer is expected to kill 158,000 people in 2016, making it the top cause of cancer death. Only about 18% of people who get lung cancer survive five years after diagnosis. But lung cancer doctors say there are many promising new therapies today that are revolutionizing how they attack lung cancer and help save lives. Here's what they want you to know, whether you’re living with lung cancer yourself or have a loved one with the disease.

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