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World Lung Cancer Day 2017

World Lung Cancer Day is August 1, 2017. Join other organizations throughout the world by tweeting about with the hashtag: #WorldLungCancerDay

Lung cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers worldwide, claiming more lives yearly than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined. It is estimated that lung cancer accounts for nearly one in five cancer deaths globally. In 2012, there were 1.8 million newly diagnosed cases of lung cancer alone.

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