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Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Carei
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Carol Pearson
May 31, 2014 2:37 AM
Nearly a million people die every year from lung cancer, and the World Health Organization expects the death rate to go up as more people take up cigarette smoking. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, researchers may have made an important step toward controlling this disease and extending lives.

Gene Tests May Improve Lung Cancer Care

Carol Pearson

Published May 30, 2014

Nearly a million people die every year from lung cancer, and the World Health Organization expects the death rate to go up as more people take up cigarette smoking. As VOA's Carol Pearson reports, researchers may have made an important step toward controlling this disease and extending lives.


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