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U.S. Lung Cancer Rates Falling Overall, Study Finds
Overall lung cancer
rates are dropping, according to a new analysis of nearly a half
million Americans with lung cancer. But, the news wasn't all good
-- the study also found that the rates of certain types of lung
cancer are increasing, according to researchers from the U.S.
National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Annual COPD Costs To Hit $49 Billion by 2020: CDC
Medical costs for
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in the United States
are more than $32 billion each year, according to new research from
the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.