Many Mistakenly Think Radiation Might Cure Terminal Lung Cancer

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Palliative radiation therapy can ease pain, but 64 percent in study thought it could cure their cancer


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Thu Nov 01, 2012 01:17 PM

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States among every ethnic group... 1 in every 3 cancer deaths. 

Lung cancer will kill:

More people than the next four deadly cancers... combined.
Over three times as many men as prostate cancer.
Nearly twice as many women as breast cancer.
An average of 437 people a day.

Over 60% of new cases are never smokers or for

mer smokers, many of whom quit decades ago.

One in five women and one in twelve men diagnosed with lung cancer have never smoked.

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month : Hope for a Cure

White is the color for lung cancer, and I shall wear pearls!

Please re-post and support those warriors fighting for their life as well as their caretakers. Love to all - 2 year survivor
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